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Tania Cosentino

Schneider Electric
Senior Vice President of Customer Satisfaction & Quality
Over the last 30 years, Tania Cosentino has dedicated her career to the electric industrial segment. She has occupied several managerial positions and functions in different companies, and this gave her a global and deep vision of the energy sector, its operations and trends.
Tania joined Schneider Electric in 2000, as national sales manager. Three years later, she was nominated commercial director, and, in 2009, after living and working in France, she started occupying the presidency of the Brazilian subsidiary, being the first Brazilian citizen and the first woman to have such position in Schneider Electric Brazil’s history. In January 2013, she got promoted to president for the South America region. Finally, in October 2018, she accepted a new challenge in a global role and became senior vice president of Customer Satisfaction & Quality.
For the past six years, Tania has dedicated herself to preparing Schneider Electric to lead the digital transformation in South American, in markets such as residential, industrial, commercial, data centers, energy and infrastructure for smart cities. Moreover, she stimulated the development of differential and sustainable solutions that could add value to the customer’s business. The executive has also gained recognition, both nationally and internationally, thanks to her work in the field of sustainability, especially in issues related to energy efficiency, access to energy, women’s empowerment and diversity. Now, all this experience and knowledge will be applied to the creation of an even more customer-centric company.
In the context of gender equality, Tania is an active inspirational leader of the HeForShe program, a UN Women and UN Global Compact initiative. In addition to that, she is a member of the Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Board of Schneider Electric. In appreciation of the work she has done in South America, Tania was recognized as one of the 10 Pioneers on acting on the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN Global Compact. Besides that, she received the Women Leadership Cebds Award, and was considered one of 100 Visionary Leaders by Real Leaders magazine. Tania was also considered one of the most influential women in the infrastructure sector by Forbes magazine in Brazil, and received the Sabiá-Laranjeira Ethics in Corporate Governance Leadership Award, promoted by Plataforma Liderança Sustentável.
The executive has a bachelor's degree major in Electrical Engineering from FESP – Faculdade de Engenharia de São Paulo, and has done several specialization courses in FGV, Business School São Paulo, Schneider University, IESE – Business School in Barcelona, Columbia University, BI International in São Paulo, Nova – School of Business and Economics in Lisbon, INSEAD Fontainebleau.

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