Peter Herweck

Peter Herweck

Exec. Vice President, Industry Business

Schneider Electric

Peter joined Schneider Electric in October 2016.  He has an extensive background in executive and senior management positions in Germany, China, US and Japan.  Peter began his career at Mitsubishi as a Software Development Engineer.  In 1993, he joined Siemens in the Motion Control for Machine Tools unit where he led various R&D projects.  He later took over the company’s Asian operations and became CEO in 2002.  In 2004, Peter took over the responsibility for the Automation & Drives Business in China and became a Member of the Management Board of Siemens in North East Asia in 2005, positioning Siemens’ business in the region for further growth.  He was appointed President Industry Sector North East Asia in 2008, before becoming Siemens Corporate Chief Strategy Officer in 2011 and taking the role as CEO of the Process Industries & Drives Division in 2014.

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