Schneider Electric picks Eugene Quah as GM for M'sia, Brunei
By Digital News Asia July 28, 2022
- Will steer next phase of strategy & growth for both countries
- Brings 15 years of business development experience
Schneider Electric has appointed Eugene Quah (pic) as the new country general manager for Malaysia and Brunei.
In his new role, Quah will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth in the two countries, the company said in a statement.
Schneider said the firm aims to drive performance through future-ready talents with a diverse, empowered and digitally proficient team.
According to the company, Quah brings 15 years of experience in business development across diverse key end-user segments in the industrial automation field.
He has been a valuable addition to the company since 2015 when he joined as a regional sales support manager, industrial control and drives, overseeing the drives business within the East Asia and Japan region, the company added.
Quah said he is honoured to be given the responsibility to lead the local Schneider Electric team.
“With the passion and support from the team, I am positive that we can grow our customers and partners in line with the acceleration of digitalisation in the region.
“As the global energy specialist, our team is constantly evolving in driving digital transformation and leveraging technology to be more innovative for our customers,” he added.
In 2019, the firm said Quah was promoted to the industrial automation sales director for Malaysia, revolutionising channels, and specialising in distribution, original equipment manufacturer and system integrator channels.
He also worked with partners providing automation solutions across various applications to help customers improve productivity and increase operational efficiency, the company said.
Yoon Young Kim, Schneider Electric’s Cluster president of Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei said, “With his outstanding performance in driving growth as well as his leadership in revamping industry channels and project approaches, we are confident that in his new role, Quah will lead both countries to the next level of growth.”
Schneider said Quah will oversee all strategic initiatives and operational efficiency processes while leading the company towards successful revenue and organic growth as the new country general manager.
The previous country general manager, Astri Ramayanti Dharmawan, who led Schneider Electric’s local operations for the past three years will be returning to Jakarta and taking on a new role as the business vice president for services and sustainability, it added.
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