Schneider Electric names new Canada president: Juan Macias
By Anthony Capkun
April 9, 2015 – Schneider Electric has named Juan Macias its Canada country president, replacing Daniel Péloquin.
Juan (photo 1) comes to Schneider from General Electric, where he spent the last decade in leadership roles in Electrical Construction Products and Digital Energy Management. Prior to GE, Juan spent 15 years at ABB Inc. in sales and management across a range of solutions in power transmission and distribution.
Macias reports to Laurent Vernerey, president & CEO, Schneider North America.
Péloquin (photo 2), meantime, has moved to an advisory role with Schneider Electric Canada where, says the company, he will continue to represent Schneider’s views on energy efficiency, sustainability, smart cities, corporate social responsibility, etc., at conferences across North America.
Note: Photo of Juan Macias courtesy Schneider. Photo of Daniel Péloquin by A. Capkun.