Why people will remain at the heart of the factories of the future
The digitalization of manufacturing can generate significant benefits - but to make the most of the opportunities it presents, businesses need to empower their people.
Annette Clayton is the CEO & President, North America, and Chief Supply Chain Officer for Schneider Electric.
She oversees the Group’s largest region comprised of four businesses and a services division that generated 6.9 billion euro in sales in 2016. She also leads the 11 billion euro supply chain operation consisting of a manufacturing and distribution center network that spans 44 countries, and the Customer Satisfaction & Quality, and Safety, Environment & Real Estate organizations. She is a member of the company’s Executive Committee.
Annette previously led Dell’s supply chain transformation and the commercial order management and customer care functions. She also held engineering and production roles at General Motors, including serving as President of Saturn Corporation. She was a member of the North American Strategy Board and served as the Vice President of Quality.
Annette sits on the boards of Polaris Industries, the National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association (NEMA), and SCM World.