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10/14/2022 | Press release | Archived content

Schneider Electric’s Peter Wexler listed among Top 20 in-house Legal Leaders by the Financial Times

Schneider Electric's Peter Wexler listed among Top 20 in-house Legal Leaders by the Financial Times

Rueil-Malmaison, France


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Peter Wexler, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer at Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has been named one of the Top 20 in-house Legal Leadersby the Financial Times.

The Financial Times' (FT) Innovative Lawyers research partner, RSGI, has selected 20 in-house legal leaders who have played an outstanding role in helping their organisations deal with business challenges.

Mr. Wexler was recognized for his wide-range of leadership skills and his ongoing commitment to embracing the best ethics and environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles for Schneider Electric.

From 2009 to 2020, in addition to being Schneider Electric's Chief Legal Officer, Mr Wexler was also the company's Chief Compliance Officer and was instrumental in building the current compliance organization within Schneider Electric. He currenlty sits on the Global Ethics Committee and Global Disciplinary Committee as well as the company's Operating Compliance Committee.

Schneider Electric is committed to its principles of trust by holding the company and its ecosystem to high social, governance and ethical standards, via its Schneider Electric Trust Charter.

It has also long been committed to ambitious sustainability goals, which it tracks - and regularly dials up -- via its Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI)program. The company is also regularly recognizedfor being a corporate ESG leader and enabler, including in 2021 by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the world's most ethical companies.