First Vietnamese appointed as cluster president of Schneider Electric

January 05, 2021 | 16:30
Schneider Electric – the global specialist in digital transformation of energy management and automation – officially named Dong Mai Lam as cluster president of Schneider Electric Vietnam and Cambodia, starting from January 1, 2021.    
first vietnamese appointed as cluster president of schneider electric
Dong Mai Lam, new cluster president of Schneider Electric Vietnam and Cambodia

Along with this, on his new appointment, Dong Mai Lam will be accountable for managing and implementing the company's strategic initiatives, ensuring the efficiency of Schneider Electric's business operations in Vietnam and Cambodia.

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

Dong Mai Lam was the very first Vietnamese cluster president of Schneider Electric. This appointment is part of Schneider Electric's long-term strategy of localisation to have a balance, synchronisation between people and businesses around the world by being well-balanced such as strategically placing executive management in geographic hubs, closer to customers and employees as well as research and development and manufacturing, while balancing business revenue among different regions in the world. Its unmatched proximity to local business enables Schneider Electric to better understand, anticipate, and adapt with agility to support local business continuity.

Local leadership are fully empowered to make the right decision for local customers and deliver excellent customer service. In other words, Schneider Electric aspires to be the most local of global companies everywhere. Dong Mai Lam, who has been working at Schneider Electric for nearly 20 years, acquires extensive experience in both the Vietnamese and international markets.

He was the first person to set up the first customer care and logistics function of Schneider Electric Vietnam since the early 2000s. He also led commercial and industrial building, infrastructure markets in Vietnam 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 Vietnam, Lam was in charge of Channel, AMSP, and Operational Marketing for Medium Voltage Business of Schneider Electric Australia and New Zealand.

“I am very glad to return to Vietnam and work side by side with my colleagues to contribute to the Fourth Industrial Revolution as well as the sustainable and efficient development in all fields via the latest digital solutions in energy management and automation of Schneider Electric,” Dong Mai Lam shared about his new position.

With his enriching experience and local market insights, Lam is expected to help Schneider Electric maintain and expand its growth in Vietnam and Cambodia, as well as bringing the company breakthrough solutions, affirming Schneider Electric's position as the global specialist in digital transformation of energy management and automation.

By Anh Duc

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