New marketing director at Schneider Electric

As marketing director Chris Leong (47) will also be a member of the company’s executive committee. She replaces Chris Hummel, who is leaving the company.

Chris Leong will be responsible for the group’s brand and marketing strategy, among other things also for the marketing teams stationed overseas. She reports directly to the chairman of the board Jean-Pascal Tricoire.

Chris Leong comes from Malaysia and has been working in sales, marketing and management for 30 years. For years she was at Nokia, where among other things she managed Nokia China.

In 2012 she transferred to Schneider Electric, where she took on a variety of duties, including vice-president of the Partner Excellence Project, after which she took over management of the Asia/Pacific life space business.