Rockwell Automation, a global specialist in industrial automation and digital transformation, has appointed Cyril Perducat as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer since July 1. Cyril Perducat will be reporting directly to Blake Moret, President and CEO of Rockwell Automation.
Cyril Perducat joins Rockwell after 25 years at Schneider Electric, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President of Digital Solutions and the Internet of Things. He has had a long career as a technology strategy manager, including systems, software, networks and enterprise solutions.
"Cyril brings to Rockwell his passion for innovation and teamwork, and advocates for effective change management for good results," said Blake Moret. Throughout his career, he has focused on developing innovative solutions to improve manufacturing technologies. We are confident that his leadership will enable Rockwell to create more value for our customers and partners." »
"Rockwell has been an industrial leader and innovation pioneer for decades," said Cyril Perducat. The creative team of technologists seeks to develop the company's already numerous technological solutions and to expand the scope of the possible in the industrial automation sector. »
Cyril Perducat succeeds Sujeet Chand, who recently announced his retirement. Sujeet Chand has been chief technology officer at Rockwell since 2005. During his 35 years with the company, he held several positions of responsibility. He was most recently responsible for technical innovation, common architecture development, management of the company's technical staff and Rockwell's global business development with its ecosystem of strategic alliances and partnerships. He will work closely with Cyril Perducat until his retirement at the end of the calendar year.
"Throughout his distinguished career at Rockwell Automation, Sujeet has helped cement the company's leadership in industrial automation and digital transformation," added Blake Moret. The role Sujeet has played in the development of our products and technologies, our intellectual property portfolio and our strategic partnerships cannot be overemphased. I join the Board of Directors in wishing him a happy retirement, with his loved ones. »
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