Schneider Electric holds appreciation dinner

James Kon

Schneider Electric achieved a record high sales number globally last year. Brunei Darussalam is the best performing country in Southeast Asia, in terms of the growth rate. In terms of profitability, Brunei is also one of the highest.

Schneider Electric Overseas Asia Pte Ltd Country Manager (for Brunei Darussalam and East Malaysia) Brian Chan Wei Shong highlighted this landmark achievements during Schneider Electric partners’ appreciation dinner at Higher Hotel in Kiulap last Saturday.

Brian thanked local partners for their continuous support in achieving the milestone.

“Schneider Electric established its Beribi office in 2013. At Schneider Electric, we strive for long- term sustainable business and will continue to invest. We are not leaving, we are staying and will continue to invest in Brunei,” Brian said.

“Schneider Electric provides energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. The key figures for 2019 show global sales of EUR27.2 billion, and five per cent of the revenues goes into investing in Research and Development. A total of 41 per cent of the revenue comes from new economies like Brunei Darussalam. Schneider Electric currently has 135,000 employees in 100 countries,” he said.

The evening saw the presentation of certificates to local partners – BMS Engineering and Trading Sdn Bhd, Bobby Electrical Co Sdn Bhd, Brusin Trading Co Sdn Bhd, CE Industrial (B) Sdn Bhd, Concepts Commercial Supplies, Coris Sdn Bhd, eSuria Mentari Systems Sdn Bhd, Intan Electrical Co Sdn Bhd, Joffren Omar Co Sdn Bhd, Netcom Computer House, PKS Sdn Bhd, Power Teck Engineering Sdn Bhd, TSK Sdn Bhd and Progresif Impact Technologies.

Brian also presented the 2019 Sales Achievers Award to six recipients – Bobby Electrical Co Sdn Bhd, CE Industrial (B) Sdn Bhd, eSuria Mentari Systems Sdn Bhd, PKS Sdn Bhd, Power Teck Engineering Sdn Bhd and TSK Sdn Bhd.

Schneider Electric Overseas Asia Pte Ltd Country Manager (for Brunei Darussalam and East Malaysia) Brian Chan Wei Shong with local partners. PHOTO: JAMES KON