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Schneider Electric appoints Justine Cooper as VP, Human Resources for the Pacific Zone

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Justine Cooper appointed VP of HR for Schneider Electric

Sydney, Australia- Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announce Justine Cooper in the position of Vice President, Human Resources for the Pacific Zone.


With thirty years’ experience in human resources, Justine will join the Pacific Zone Leadership Team. She is responsible for all aspects of the HR function across the employee experience, and development and execution of our Pacific People Strategy; including, performance management, learning and development, talent strategies, and employee engagement. Justine is also leading Schneider Electric’s cultural transformation journey in Australia and New Zealand.

Cooper joined Schneider Electric in late 2022 as the HR Business Leader for the Transactional Business Squad. Before joining Schneider Electric, Cooper served as the Head of Brook Graham in APAC, a global diversity and inclusion consulting firm. 


She brings to bear an impressive track record across the UK, Europe, and Asia Pacific, and a wealth of experience from previous senior HR leadership roles in companies including BT Financial Group, Westpac, and Barclays. She holds a Masters in HR Leadership and has earned the prestigious position of Fellow of the Australian HR Institute.


Commenting on the role, Justine Cooper said, “I’m delighted to be leading the people function of an organisation so dedicated to its purpose of bridging progress and sustainability for all and its supporting ambition to become an industrial tech leader. A big part of achieving this is to cultivate a culture inspired by growth, skills and making impact with inclusion, belonging, and diversity at the heart of our organisation.” 


Pacific Zone President Colette Munro said, “We're privileged to have Justine join the leadership team in the Pacific Zone. As with the support of the Pacific HR community, she has already earned the respect of the Pacific Zone Leadership Team and employees as their HR leader.


"Justine’s depth of experience, coupled with her keen understanding of human resources management, make her an important asset for our business. Her passion for people is the perfect fit with every one of our new global IMPACT values: inclusion, mastery, purpose, action, curiosity, and teamwork. The Pacific Zone Leadership team has every confidence in Justine’s ability to bring these to life and embed them in our organisation’s culture.”


About us:

 About Schneider Electric 

Schneider’s purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. We call this Life Is On.


Our mission is to be your digital partner for Sustainability and Efficiency.


We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centres, infrastructure and industries.


We are the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems that are passionate about our shared Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.  


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