Schneider Electric has announced that Natalya Makarochkina, Senior Vice President, Secure Power Division, International Operations, has won the SILVER STEVIE Award for Female Executive of the Year in the Business Services category in the 20th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honour the achievements of women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run, worldwide. The Stevie Award has been hailed as the world’s premier business award.
In her current role, Natalya stands at the forefront of transformative initiatives in the IT, software, and energy management sectors. Leading a dynamic team of approximately 700 professionals, she has played a pivotal role in guiding Schneider Electric’s customers and partners through their digital transformation journeys. Her influence extends across diverse regions, including MEA, East Asia, Pacific, Japan, and South America, contributing significantly to the realisation of sustainability goals in an all-electric world.
Natalya’s tenure with Schneider Electric spans over eight years, during which she previously led the IT businesses across the CIS zone. Her strategic vision and implementation of an anti-crisis growth strategy, coupled with a corresponding organisational setup, have been instrumental in driving the company’s success.
Reflecting on Natalya’s achievements, Pankaj Sharma, Executive Vice President, Secure Power Division and Data Centre Business at Schneider Electric, states, “Natalya’s exceptional leadership has steered Schneider Electric’s Secure Power Division towards consistent double-digit growth. We are thrilled that her unwavering dedication to the success of her team, customers, and partners is receiving well-deserved recognition. Her sharp intuition and unparalleled expertise have made a lasting impact, significantly influencing our business strategy as we strive to position ourselves for a sustainable future.”