Implementation of the new governance of Schneider Electric SA

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Implementation of the new governance of Schneider Electric SA 
Rueil-Malmaison (France), April 26, 2013 - At its board meeting held on April
25, 2013 after the annual shareholders' meeting that adopted the new governance
for the company, the board of directors appointed Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire as
chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Henri Lachmann as vice-chairman and
lead director and also adopted its internal regulations. 
Non-voting directors and composition of the committees of the board of directors 
The board of directors has named Mr. Claude Bebear and Mr. Jeong Kim as
non-voting directors for a period of one year. Mr. Jeong Kim had, in fact,
resigned from the supervisory board last February to become Minister of
Innovation and Science in South Korea. However, he had to abandon this project.
Therefore, the board of directors has proposed Mr. Jeong Kim to join the board
as a non-voting director whilst awaiting his nomination as a full director at
the next annual shareholders' meeting. 
The board of directors has also determined the following composition for its
committees: 
Governance committee
  Mr. Henri Lachmann, chairman 
  Mr. Léo Apotheker
  Mr. Claude Bebear
  Mr. Willy Kissling
  Mr. Serge Weinberg 
 Audit and risk committee
  Mr. Gérard de La Martiniere, chairman 
  Mr. Noël Forgeard
  Mr. Antoine Gosset-Grainville 
 Remunerations, human resources and CSR committee
  Mr. Serge Weinberg, chairman
  Mrs Cathy Kopp 
  Mr. Willy Kissling 
  Mrs Magali Herbaut 
  Mr. Rick Thoman 
Strategy committee
  Mr. Xavier Fontanet, chairman 
  Mr. Léo Apotheker
  Mr. Jeong Kim
  Mrs Besty Atkins
  Mrs Dominique Senequier 
General management 
The board of directors has appointed Mr. Emmanuel Babeau as deputy Chief
Executive Officer in charge of Finance and Legal matters, upon the proposal of
Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire. 
About Schneider Electric 
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100
countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market
segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure,
Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, Data Centers &
Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient,
productive and green, the Group's 140,000 plus employees achieved revenues of 24
billion euros in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and
organizations make the most of their energy.
www.schneider-electric.com  
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