Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has appointed Vladimir Tichy, former UK vice president ofr, as vice president of the Ireland business.
Tichy will be responsible for leading the Ireland business, defining the country’s strategy with the senior management team, customer satisfaction, commercial growth plans and leading operation execution to enable further growth for the region. He will be responsible for the commercial performance of the country across all business units and will report into Tanuja Randery, zone president of the UK and Ireland.
Tichy, who joined Schneider Electric in 2000 as a technical and commercial support for MV equipment, has held numerous roles within the global energy management provider. He started his career in the Czech Republic where he held the roles of product manager MV, distribution sales manager, commercial director for distribution and residential market and VP power.
He moved over to the UK in 2012 to lead the partner retail team, requiring him to work closely with the team in Ireland. As vice president of retail, he grew the UK business to a position of real strength and in 2015, the UK team won the fastest growth country award globally.
“I am delighted to appoint Vladimir to head up Schneider Electric’s business in Ireland. He brings a wealth of knowledge about Schneider Electric and has already been working closely with the Ireland team in his role vice president of retail for the UK,” said Randery.
Tichy added: “It is with great pleasure that I make the move to Ireland this summer. The team in Ireland has continued to grow over the past couple of years, and I look forward to helping them accelerate that.
“Ireland is already halfway towards its 2020 renewable target, and energy efficiency is becoming more and more important, and that creates a great opportunity for Schneider Electric in the region.”