Jean-Pascal Tricoire is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Electric since 2013. He joined Schneider Electric in 1986. He was appointed to the Executive Committee in charge of the International Division end of 2001, became COO late in 2003, President & Chief Executive Officer in 2006. His career at Schneider Electric has developed largely outside France in operational functions in Italy, China, South Africa and USA. Additionally, he was President of the France-China Committee from 2009 to 2018 and he currently sits on the Advisory Board of the Mayors of Beijing and Shanghai. He is a director of the worldwide board of the UN Global Compact. Jean-Pascal is also a UN #HeForShe Corporate IMPACT champion working with other heads of state, universities, and companies to advance gender equality.