A Visionary Leader Joins Schneider Electric Kenya

Schneider Electric Kenya, renowned for its expertise in energy management and automation, proudly announces the appointment of Ifeanyi Odoh as its new Country President, effective February 2024. With a rich background in strategy and transformation, Ifeanyi brings a wealth of experience and a visionary approach to driving sustainable growth and innovation.

A Track Record of Success

Having previously served as the Strategy and Transformation Leader for Vietnam and Cambodia, Ifeanyi demonstrated his ability to incubate groundbreaking concepts such as Sustainability and the New Energy Landscape. His strategic priorities in Vietnam, including the introduction of e-Mobility and Energy as-a-Service, underscore his commitment to delivering value and driving transformational change.

Leveraging Global Expertise

Before his tenure in South East Asia, Ifeanyi played a pivotal role in Anglophone West Africa, where he led commercial actions and go-to-market strategies for Schneider Electric products, software, and services. His journey with Schneider Electric began in France, where he served as a Research Engineer in the Strategy and Innovation department, highlighting his diverse and extensive expertise.

Embracing New Energy Opportunities

Devan Pillay, Anglophone Africa Cluster President at Schneider Electric, expressed his enthusiasm for Ifeanyi's appointment, emphasizing his visionary leadership and strategic acumen. As Schneider Electric East Africa looks to unlock new energy opportunities in the region, Ifeanyi's expertise in the New Energy Landscape promises to drive sustainable growth and innovation.

A Transition in Leadership

As Ifeanyi assumes his new role, Carol Koech, the outgoing Country President, will transition to leading Sustainability Strategy for Schneider Electric in International Operations. Devan Pillay commended Carol for her contributions, noting her instrumental role in strengthening the company's foundation and preparing it for future growth.

Looking Ahead

In his statement, Ifeanyi expressed his excitement about leading Schneider Electric Kenya and outlined his vision for the future. With a focus on business performance enhancement and the introduction of New Energy Concepts and Impact Entrepreneurship initiatives, Ifeanyi is poised to lead Schneider Electric Kenya into a new era of innovation and growth.