Jean-Pascal Tricoire Chief executive of Schneider Electric, He has the electronic engineering degree of French Angers ESEO and MBA degree of the EM Lyon CESMA business school. In 1986, he joined the schneider electric's merlin gerin, began his career in schneider electric. From 1988 to 1999, Tricoire has worked in Italy (five years), China (5 years) and South Africa (one year), and in 2000 began to responsible for global strategy for the customer and schneider 2000 + project. In 2002, Tricoire was appointed as the executive vice President of international division, and in 2003 was appointed as the chief operating officer. From May 2006, Tricoire as schneider electric's chairman and chief executive management.