Schneider Electric appoints Binu Philip as CHRO for Greater India Zone

Binu Philip has been appointed as the new zone vice president of HR (CHRO) for greater India by Schneider Electric, a global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation.

Philip was previously the vice president of human resources for the company’s secure power division’s international operations.

He has been with Schneider Electric for over seven years, leading critical projects such as the merger and acquisition of the L&T electrical automation business by Schneider Electric.

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Philip succeeds Rachna Mukherjee, who has been with the company for over eight years and retired on December 31, 2022.

With over 36,000 employees, India is one of Schneider Electric’s four major hubs and is equipped for further growth as a technology and digital talent hub.

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As a post-graduate in human resources, he has over 30 years of experience in various industry domains such as IT & digital technologies, commercial operations, telecom, and technology services (MA PM &IR).

Philip previously held senior HR leadership positions at Microsoft Corporation, Aditya Birla Group (Idea Cellular), and RPG Enterprises (Harrisons Malayalam Plantations Ltd).

Schneider’s mission is to empower everyone to make the best use of our resources and energy, bridging progress and sustainability for everyone. This is referred to as Life Is On by the company. The mission is to be your digital sustainability and efficiency partner.
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