Freburger, G.

Schneider Electric,

Gary Freburger is president of Schneider Electric’s Process Automation business and is responsible for managing and growing the company’s control and safety business globally. He is also responsible for the business’ regional operations, including all direct sales, strategic sales centers, regional marketing communications, project pursuits, engineering delivery, engineering excellence centers and application centers, and project and consulting services. Mr. Freburger previously served as president of Invensys plc’s Systems business, focusing on the global industrial automation and control and safety markets. He was Invensys Operations Management’s divisional chief operating officer (COO), responsible for development, project management, continuous improvement, manufacturing and supply chain management, quality, IT, risk and crisis management, and environmental health, safety and sustainability. He also served as the interim president of the company’s North America region and as the COO of Invensys Plc. Before joining Invensys, Mr. Freburger spent 26 years at Honeywell Electronic Materials and Honeywell Aerospace (AlliedSignal). He holds a BS degree in industrial management and an executive MBA.

Viewpoint: “Intelligizing” the refinery for business sustainability

Freburger, G., Schneider Electric

In today’s digital world, the line between IT and OT is blurring, and connectivity has become both inescapable and necessary. Connectivity is driving an influx of data that is both beneficial and overwhelming, especially as we explore how to apply this data in meaningful ways.