First Vietnamese appointed as Cluster President of Schneider Electric

Wednesday, Jan 06, 2021 08:00

Dong Mai Lam, the Cluster President of Schneider Electric Vietnam and Cambodia. — Photo courtesy of the company

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has appointed Dong Mai Lam as the Cluster President of Schneider Electric Vietnam and Cambodia, starting from January 1.

On his new appointment, Lam will be accountable for managing and implementing the company's strategic initiatives, and ensuring the efficiency of Schneider Electric's business operations in Viet Nam and Cambodia markets.

Additionally, he will continue to lead and promote the “Life is On” strategy in Viet Nam and Cambodia, thereby driving a change in how individuals and organisations use energy, and enhancing industrial process automation solutions as well as improving the quality of commercial decisions and quality of life.

He is the first Vietnamese to be Cluster President of Schneider Electric. This appointment is part of Schneider Electric's long-term strategy of localisation to have its people and businesses around the world well-balanced.

Lam, who has been working at Schneider Electric for nearly 20 years, has acquired extensive experience in both Vietnamese and international markets.

He was the first person to set up the first customer care and logistics function of Schneider Electric Vietnam in the early 2000s. He also led Commercial & Industrial Building and infrastructure markets in Viet Nam with an impressive double-digit growth rate, before holding the Country President position of Schneider Electric Laos and Country General Manager of Schneider Electric Myanmar.

Before returning to Viet Nam, he was in charge of Channel, AMSP and Operational Marketing for the Medium Voltage Business of Schneider Electric Australia and New Zealand.

Lam said: “I am very glad to return to Viet Nam and work side by side with my colleagues to contribute to the Industrial Revolution 4.0 as well as the sustainable and efficient development in all fields via the latest digital solutions in energy management and automation of Schneider Electric."

With his enriching experience and local market insights, he is expected to help Schneider Electric maintain and expand its growth in Viet Nam and Cambodia as well as bring the company breakthrough solutions. — VNS

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