Peter Herweck

Executive Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer, Industrial Automation, Schneider Electric

Peter Herweck is an Industrial Business leader pioneering Industry 4.0, Industrial IoT, Automation and Digitization who will transform the industrial production and disrupt business models. Peter has been a member of Schneider Electric’s Executive Committee since 2016 and leads Schneider Electric’s global Industrial Automation Business. He is also on the board of AVEVA Group plc as a non-executive Director since 2018.
Peter has extensive experience in Automation, Digitization and Industrial Software. He started his career at Mitsubishi in Japan, later joining Siemens where he held several executive positions in Factory and Process Automation along with leading Corporate Strategy as Chief Strategy Officer. He has a global and extensive executive and senior management background in Germany, China, the US and Japan. Peter holds an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University School of Business and Engineering degrees from Metz University and Saarland University. He is also a Harvard Business School Advanced Management Alumni.