Peter Weckesser

Chief Digital Officer at Schneider Electric SE

Peter Weckesser

Peter Weckesser

Chief Digital Officer at Schneider Electric SE

Biography

After completing his studies in physics and a doctoral thesis in informatics at the University of Karlsruhe, Weckesser started his career with Siemens in Erlangen in 1997. There he was a project manager in development for the Motion Control (MC) business area of what was then the Automation and Drives (A&D) Group. Two years later he took on a position in Nuremberg at the former A&D Automation Systems (AS) business, and from 1999 to 2004 he held various positions in the areas of development, product management, business expansion and strategy. From 2004 to 2007 Weckesser worked in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was responsible for the profitable expansion of local A&D AS business activities. In 2007 he moved back to Nuremberg, Germany and took over project management for Simatic HMI (Human Machine Interface) and IPC (Industrial PCs). In October 2011 he was named CEO of the Value Services Business Unit of the Industry Sector Division Customer Services and in July 2014 became the CEO of the Customer Services Division. Prior to assuming his current position he served as the CEO of the Business Unit Customer Services within the Digital Factory Division. As part of his current duties as COO, Weckesser also leads the activities of Siemens PLM Software’s Digital Enterprise Realization business segment.

Dr. Weckesser is currently based in Erlangen, Germany.

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Siemens Digital Industries Software

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Schneider Electric SE

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Peter Weckesser
Chief Digital Officer at Schneider Electric SE
Career History
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Prior - 2017

Siemens Industry Software, Inc. engages in the development and provision of product lifecycle management software solutions. Its products include mechanical design, electrical and electronics development, software engineering, simulation and test, manufacturing planning, factory automation, manufacturing operations, and performance analytics. The company is headquartered in Plano, TX.

Digital Transformation Officer
2017 - Current

Airbus Defence & Space SA designs and manufactures defense systems. Its products include military aircrafts, missiles, electronic warfare systems, security systems, and telecommunications equipment. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

Chief Digital Officer
2020 - Current

Schneider Electric SE engages in the digital transformation of energy management and automation. It operates through the following segments: Energy Management; Industrial Automation; and Central Functions and Digital Costs. The Energy Management segment leverages a complete end-to-end technology offering enabled by EcoStruxure. The Industrial Automation segment comprises industrial automation and industrial control activities, across discrete, process, and hybrid industries. The company was founded by Adolphe Schneider and Joseph-Eugène Schneider in 1836 and is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France.

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Member, Executive Committee
2020 - Current

Schneider Electric SE engages in the digital transformation of energy management and automation. It operates through the following segments: Energy Management; Industrial Automation; and Central Functions and Digital Costs. The Energy Management segment leverages a complete end-to-end technology offering enabled by EcoStruxure. The Industrial Automation segment comprises industrial automation and industrial control activities, across discrete, process, and hybrid industries. The company was founded by Adolphe Schneider and Joseph-Eugène Schneider in 1836 and is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France.

Member, Executive Committee
2017 - Current

Airbus Defence & Space SA designs and manufactures defense systems. Its products include military aircrafts, missiles, electronic warfare systems, security systems, and telecommunications equipment. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

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