Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced the appointment of Rhonda Doyle as Director of Operations, Services and Projects in Ireland. Doyle is appointed by Country President for Ireland Kelly Becker, who will herself become the Zone President for UK & Ireland from January 2021.
Doyle will play a fundamental role in managing the operations of the Schneider Electric business in Ireland, with a specific focus on maintaining service for the company’s customers in the region. She will partner with the Irish management team to develop Schneider Electric’s overarching strategy in the region. This will include developing ambitious goals, strategies and business plans for each of the individual divisions represented in the overall business – which include Industrial Automation, Secure Power, Power Products, Power Systems, and Digital Energy, and Services.
Doyle will be tasked with coordinating growth strategy to ensure the business targets critical industries including data centre and networks, manufacturing, and renewable energy segments. This includes overseeing the projects team in the delivery of multi-discipline projects for customers. She will also be directly responsible for the development of field services across these core industries.
With previous responsibility as a global and strategic business leader, Rhonda’s diverse knowledge of various business functions and the Irish market ensures she can lead teams and programs of work to develop and evolve Schneider Electric’s business strategy in the country.
“Rhonda is the right person to continue the growth and development of our operations in Ireland,” said Kelly Becker in her current position as Country President for Ireland at Schneider Electric. “With over 20 years’ experience in business leadership, Rhonda has a proven track record of successfully leading teams through complex transformational change. Her excellence in project and program management make her ideally placed to lead our business unit teams in offering even greater consultancy, field and digital services, and integrated implementation for our customers. I’m thrilled to bring someone of Rhonda’s calibre into our organization as we continue to deliver significant growth in Ireland ”
“As we see all aspects of our lives become increasingly electrified and digital, success in all industries will become underpinned by reliable and sustainable energy supply. Rhonda’s diverse knowledge and experience means she is ideally placed to understand and tackle the strategic sustainability challenges our customers face.”
Commenting on her appointment Doyle said, “I am absolutely delighted with the opportunity to lead the operations team of Schneider Electric Ireland. I am passionate about building engaged and high performing teams, collaborating together to execute a strategy at scale with our business partners and customers.”
Rhonda Doyle joins Schneider Electric from eBay, where she spent 17 years and was most recently Director, Global Operations and Program Management for eBay’s Global Customer Experience teams. Whilst at eBay Rhonda was the business Sponsor for eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion Charter in Ireland.
She officially began her role as Director of Operations, Services and Projects for Schneider Electric Ireland on January 4th, 2021.