Schneider Electric at a glance
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, operates in over 100 countries with around 160,000 employees worldwide (as of December 2015). In 2016, the company generated revenues of €24.7 billion.
The global specialist in energy management and automation
Schneider Electric’s expertise in energy management is built on the integration of Power technologies, enabling efficient distribution of electricity from points of generation to points of consumption, with Automation technologies.
Subsequently, these Power and Automation offers are combined with IT technologies, to offer comprehensive solutions driving both energy efficiency and operational efficiency in the Group’s key markets: buildings, industries, data centers and infrastructures.
Leadership positions in four businesses
The company successfully transformed its historical portfolio centered on electrical distribution and industrial control to an integrated portfolio for energy management.
Schneider Electric has built leadership positions in each of its businesses:
|01||Key Technology||Low Voltage & Building Automation||Medium Voltage & Grid Automation||Discrete Automation Process Automation||Critical Power & Cooling|
|02||% of Group revenues (2016)||43%||20%||22%||15%|
|03||Worldwide position||#1||#1||#2 Discrete #4 Process||#1|
|04||Global competitors||ABB, Eaton, Legrand, Siemens||ABB, Siemens||ABB, Emerson, Rockwell, Siemens||Eaton, Emerson|
A balanced geographical and market footprint
Schneider Electric’s presence is balanced across 4 geographical regions and 4 diversified end-markets, enabling it to capture the growth potential of fast-growing countries and markets and to balance their volatility.
New economies represented 43% of revenues in 2016, against about 20% in 2000, reflecting the Group’s strategy to grow its presence in these regions.
A responsible and committed GovernanceSchneider Electric is a European company with a board of directors that determines the strategic orientation of the Company’s business and oversees implementation thereof. Discover more
Innovation at every levelAt Schneider Electric, we spend 4% to 5% of annual Group revenues in R&D to create IoT-enabled solutions that seamlessly connect, collect, analyze and act on data in real-time delivering enhanced safety, efficiency, reliability and sustainability. View the story of innovation
Sustainability at the heart of our strategySchneider Electric’s commitment to sustainable development is clearly recognized year after year Know more
An attractive return for shareholders
Over 10 years, Schneider Electric achieved a total shareholder return of 86%, ouperforming the CAC40 index by 60 points.
Total shareholder return (from April 22, 2006 to April 21, 2016)
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