2022 - AVEVA PI World Amsterdam - Manufacturing, Transportation, Marine
Driving a world-class global manufacturing and supply chain transformation - Schneider Electric
Our two speakers, Barbara Frei and Shiva Kumar, from Schneider Electric will be interviewed by AVEVA's Sree Hameed on Schneider Electric Smart Operations Program with the aim to digitally transform factories and distribution centers leveraging EcoStruxure and Aveva Solutions to improve Process efficiency, Asset Reliability, Energy efficiency. Schneider Electric' will share insights and successes from their Smart Supply Chain and Manufacturing transformation journey. The company s Smart Factory in Hyderabad, India has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as an Advanced Lighthouse it is the fifth Schneider Electric factory to receive this distinction to date, joining Le Vaudreuil, France, Wuxi, China, Lexington, Kentucky, and Batam, Indonesia factories
Barbara leads Schneider Electric s global Industrial Automation Business and has served on the company s Executive Committee since 2019.
Barbara joined Schneider Electric in 2016 as Country President of Germany, and expanded her scope to Zone President of DACH in 2017 (including Germany, Austria and Switzerland). In 2019, she was appointed Executive Vice President, Europe Operations and a member of the Executive Committee.
Barbara started her career as a development project manager for motors and drives at ABB Schweiz AG. She held various senior management positions in the ABB Group, including regional responsibility as Country Manager Czech Republic, Regional Manager for the Mediterranean in Italy, and leadership of the worldwide drives business.
Barbara holds a PhD in Electrical Machines from ETH Zurich, and an MBA from IMD Lausanne.
Shiva is driving digital transformation in Schneider Electric's Global supply chain operations including warehouses, manufacturing operations, and logistics. His talk outlines the Schneider Electric Smart Operations Program with the aim to digitally transform Factories and distribution centers leveraging EcoStruxure and AVEVA solutions to improve process efficiency, asset reliability, and energy efficiency.