VP Process Automation – Middle East, Schneider Electric
Alfonso Rodriguez is the Vice President – Middle East for the Process Automation Business at Schneider Electric. He has a track record of over 25 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas, Refining, Chemicals, Water and Process industries. He has a very deep domain knowledge of Industrial Automation and Software Solutions.
Previously, Alfonso joined Invensys in 2001 (later acquired by Schneider Electric in 2014) as Sales Director for Iberia and held various responsibilities in Sales, Business Development and Operations Management (Project and Services). In May 2012 he became the Director for Sales covering Europe and Africa. Promoted in 2013 as EMEA VP Sales with a wider territory, he transformed sales and delivery teams and generated exponential growth in the region. All of which led to the role he holds today since 2016.
Before joining Invensys, he served as Account Manager for Foxboro Iberica and Area Manager Scap Europa.
Alfonso completed his executive MBA at IE Business School in 2000 and also holds a Chemical Engineering Master’s Degree background, graduated at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.