Nikki Saunders has joined Schneider Electric, a global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, in a new role as the Cyber Security Ecosystem Program Manager.
Nikki is responsible for strengthening Schneider’s Pacific cyber security capabilities to anticipate and address customers’ strategy and architecture needs. Hence, building a more sustainable ecosystem through implementing new initiatives is one of Nikki’s key priorities.
The role will also require Nikki to grow and optimise an external partner network to stay ahead of ever-changing digital trends and industry requirements.
Nikki brings with her over 10 years of proven experience in go-to-market strategy development and execution, and partner management. Prior to joining Schneider Electric, she held management positions at Vocus, TLC Marketing, and IBM.
Mauro DelleMonache, Vice President for Industry – Pacific at Schneider Electric said, “As technology and digital capabilities continue to transform, our cyber security team needs to be highly skilled, innovative, agile, and adaptive. Nikki has had an impressive career to date and bringing someone of her calibre into the team is a huge win.
“Nikki’s extensive experience will make a significant contribution to creating positive synergies between systems and software for our customers, sustained by first-class cybersecurity capability.”
Speaking on her appointment, Nikki Saunders said, “I am excited to be joining the well-established cyber security team at Schneider Electric and have the chance to build on their already strong cyber security strategies. This is a great opportunity which will see me engaging with a range of key stakeholders to ensure we continue to deliver as the digital landscape progresses.”
Schneider Electric, which was named the world’s most sustainable corporation by Corporate Knights Global 100 Index in February 2021, has had a string of impressive new hires over the past quarter. Of these, Nikki Saunders’ is the second to join the Australia team under Mr DelleMonache’s leadership.