Schneider Electric, the digital transformation of energy management and automation company, has announced the appointment of Mark Yeeles as Vice President of Industrial Automation in the UK and Ireland. Yeeles, will take over from Martin Walder, who will move into a new European role, overseeing Industrial Automation Transformation in Europe.
Yeeles will play a fundamental role in driving forward Industrial Automation in the region, with a specific focus on increasing the uptake of interoperable automation software. While the sector has yet to feel the full benefits of digitalization and automation, Yeeles will help to make its potential a reality, fueling the next phase of fast-paced growth in the UK and Ireland.
In the midst of a period of intense change following COVID-19, the importance of remote management, advanced robotics, and predictive analytics solutions has never been higher. With a specific focus on the CPG, food, and beverage, and water and water waste markets, Yeeles will be tasked with helping partners and clients meet a new set of challenges.
“Over his 25 years’ in the industry including five with Schneider Electric, Mark has consistently proven his understanding of the market challenges our customers and partners face and how Schneider can help them. He brings great skills, knowledge, and a fantastic ability to exceed customer expectations to the role,” said Mike Hughes, Zone President UK&I at Schneider Electric.