Schneider Electric, leader in the digital transformation of energy and automation, announces the appointment of Javier Ortiz as its next president for the Andean Cluster. Javier enters to replace Saulo Spaolanse who, after 4 and a half years of leadership in the region, continues his career within the company in a global position, as Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain Customer Digital Transformation, based in Europe, this as result of its visibility, good results in the region and Schneider Electric's talent mobility and promotion strategy.
The organizational change will be effective on April 3, 2023, the date from which Javier will be responsible for continuing to consolidate the presence of Schneider Electric in the 5 countries as the partner of digital solutions and technologies for efficient energy management and automation. as well as contributing to the commitments of South America for the group.
Javier is Colombian, an electronic engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia), with more than 18 years of experience in software companies, technology and the energy industry. He has a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia) and has complemented his academic training with leadership programs at ISE Business School and in Disruptive Innovation at Harvard Business School Executive Education.
In his most recent experience at Oracle, he had a seven-year upward career, serving as Business Director of Software, Hardware and Cloud Systems.
“Over the past seven years, I have had the privilege of leading sales at Oracle, where we have undergone a massive digital transformation. Today I am delighted to assume this position, following the solid trajectory of Saulo Spaolense, under whose leadership Schneider Electric has become a leader in digitization, electrification and sustainability in the Andean region”, added Javier.