Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management and automation, has announced plans to transfer its manufacturing operations, assets, and employees to a key country partner in a move aimed at strengthening its assembly and manufacturing operations, services, and products to its partners. The company is committed to its East African business and is focused on positioning the company with key technology partners.
Devan Pillay, the Anglophone Africa cluster president at Schneider Electric, emphasized that the company remains dedicated to its East African business, and the transfer of its manufacturing and assembly operations reflects this commitment. The company is actively positioning itself with key technology partners by carefully selecting, developing, and supporting its partner network in various business streams.
Scheduled to be completed in the first half of 2023, this move will enable the company’s assembly and manufacturing plant employees to continue their professional growth at the partner while maintaining Schneider Electric’s high standards. Additionally, this move allows Schneider Electric to increase its presence in Eastern Africa, offer more products, and expand its partner network to provide its customers with advanced technology and more competitive value.
Carol Koech, the country president for East Africa at Schneider Electric, states that the company will maintain its sales, marketing, projects, services, and logistics operations from Kenya, to serve the East African market. The company’s goal is to optimize the use of energy and resources, which will enable progress and sustainability for all. It is important for the company to have clear business goals and for its partner network to be empowered to execute this shared purpose and mission.
In due course, Schneider Electric Kenya will provide more detail on the assembly and manufacturing partnership. This move indicates the company’s commitment to its East African business and its focus on positioning it with key technology partners. Schneider Electric is dedicated to carefully selecting, developing, and supporting its partner network in various business streams to ensure that its customers continue to receive the best possible service and products.
Schneider Electric Kenya is taking a proactive step forward by transferring its manufacturing operations, assets, and employees to a key country partner. This move will enable the company to expand its reach in Eastern Africa, commercialize more offers, and enhance its partner network, allowing it to provide its customers with more advanced technology and competitive value. The company will continue to conduct its sales, marketing, projects, services, and logistics operations from Kenya, serving the East African market.