Schneider Electric has announced it is expanding its leadership for EcoStruxure (Scheider’s Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled, open and interoperable system architecture and platform), with the appointment of Kieran McLoughlin as vice president of IoT EcoStruxure.
In the newly created role, McLoughlin will work with customers to develop digital roadmaps for their connected assets, provide support to Schneider Electric partners who are transforming their business models to take advantage of EcoStruxure, and will be responsible for driving the company's software interactions among accounts.
McLoughlin will report directly to Andy Bennett, senior vice president of IoT EcoStruxure at the company.
"Today, our EcoStruxure architecture is helping customers all over the world deliver on the real promise of IoT with connectivity that turns data into operational and energy efficiency," said Andy Bennett.
"Kieran is an integral part of our strategy to broaden the foundation of the EcoStruxure platform, help keep our customers connected to their assets with edge control and drive new value with cloud-based data analytics."
With McLoughlin's extensive experience in international management, business development and technology within the power and utility industry, he is well suited to partner with Schneider Electric's customers to help them capitalise on the digital transformation of energy.
Previously, McLoughlin held various leadership roles at IBM, including leading strategy, solution and business development across global energy and utilities solutions. Prior to IBM, McLoughlin worked at General Electric, ABB and Alstom.
Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure architecture and interoperable technology platform helps customers bring together energy, automation, and software, enabling them to be competitive in today's IoT economy.
EcoStruxure is tailored to end markets in which Schneider Electric has decades of deep domain expertise and applied experience: building, data center, industry, and grid.