Schneider Electric Canada shuffles Daniel Peloquin, Gary Abrams and Leonce Fraser
By Alyssa Dalton
April 8, 2012 – Schneider Electric Canada has appointed Daniel Peloquin as president, replacing Gary Abrams, who has been appointed to the position of transformation leader, Schneider Electric North America IT Transformation Initiative. In this role, Abrams will lead the deployment of IT systems in North American manufacturing and warehousing operations.
Peloquin’s background includes executive leadership in general management, engineering, sales, marketing and operations. Joining Schneider Electric in 2010 as VP, Services & Projects, the company describes him as bringing a wealth of experience in leading and managing large teams of people for many large, global organizations in the electrical industry. Peloquin graduated from the École Polytechnique de Montréal with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree, majoring in Power Systems and is a registered Professional Engineer from the Professional Engineers Association in the province of Quebec (Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec).
Schneider Electric Canada has also appointed Leonce Fraser as VP Services & Projects. Fraser, who replaces Peloquin in this role, will lead activities that include Installed Base Services of electrical distribution systems (break/fix, retrofits, upgrades, asset performance management and other consultative studies), Energy Management Services (power quality, monitoring and audit services), the Projects and Engineering Centre and Customer Operations.
Fraser has been with Schneider Electric in various leadership positions, including VP, Services and Projects, for the global Schneider Electric Infrastructure Business. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Québec and an MBA from HEC Montreal in International Business.