Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announced the appointment of Mohan Somasi as the Vice President of its India Hub Execution Center. Somasi has been leading Schneider Electric’s E-House Regional Application Center for APAC. In this role, Somasi will be responsible for spearheading the India Hub Execution Center (which executes turnkey projects), in addition to his earlier responsibilities (as E-house Application Centre Leader). He will be responsible for accelerating Schneider Electric’s growth by ensuring flawless strategic execution and tendering, project management and solutions architecture support for multi-technology and complex projects.
Somasi’s joining comes at an exciting time in the execution centre, with the company gearing up for a digital transformation across business and introducing its IoT enabled products. The India Execution Center aims to ensure best practices to be defined across verticals, and maintains that the organisation's technology focus is further reinforced. Mohan will work closely with Indian Management team and APAC Regional Application Centre Leadership team to strengthen the strong connect with front office team and re-energise the pipeline for solutions business in India by converting those opportunities to meet our business goals for 2017 and beyond.
He brings with him an extensive experience of over twenty years in various roles. Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Somasi has held project management and leadership roles in Alstom Grid, Australia. He brings strong customer focus, P&L mindset and demonstrated capability in managing large teams.
Speaking on the appointment, Anil Chaudhry, Managing Director & Country President, Schneider Electric India, said, “Somasi has been a key contributor in Schneider Electric’s growth. Over the past few years, with his customer centricity he has brought his sharp business insights to pull together complex projects in the organization by winning and executing large & complex projects.”
Sharing his views on the new role and added responsibility at Schneider Electric, Somasi said, “I am excited to take over as a leader of India Hub Execution Centre at a time when businesses are looking at leveraging technology and digitisation to drive greater efficiencies in business. I look forward to bringing in my expertise on board at the Execution Centre to take the business forward.”