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    Annette K. Clayton

    Annette K. Clayton, Chief Executive Officer & President, Schneider Electric North America
    Director since 2003

    Annette Clayton serves as the chief executive officer & president of North America Operations for Schneider Electric, with responsibility for driving business strategy and execution of the Group's largest operating region. She is a member of the company's Executive Committee. Through December 2018, she also held the title of Chief Supply Chain Officer and led the 11 billion euro Global Supply Chain (GSC) operation. Prior to joining Schneider Electric in 2011, Clayton served as the vice president, Global Operations at Dell. She previously served as the vice president, Dell Americas Operations, and oversaw the manufacturing and fulfillment operations in the Americas region. From 1983 to 2006 Clayton worked at General Motors Corporation in senior management roles, including the president of Saturn Corporation. In this capacity she oversaw its strategic direction, financial accountability, and profit and loss responsibility. Clayton serves on the executive committee for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. She also is a board of director for Duke Energy and serves on their Audit and Nuclear Oversight committees. As a board member for Polaris Industries, Clayton chairs its technology committee and is a member of the compensation committee. She also serves on the board of eIQ Mobility, an electric vehicle infrastructure startup. Clayton graduated from Wright State University with a bachelor's degree in general engineering and obtained a master's degree in engineering management from the University of Dayton. She has also completed the London Business School executive development program. Clayton brings to the Board years of experience in manufacturing, engineering operations, quality and productivity improvements, business process and strategic development, operational planning, budgeting and cost controls, labor relations and strategic partnerships.

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