Schneider Electric North American Operating Division has announced that Christopher B. Curtis will assume the role of President, Schneider Electric USA. Curtis will be responsible for electrical distribution, automation and control, and services business activities within the United States. Curtis has 13 years experience with Schneider Electric's North American Operating Division. He joined the company in 1993 as director of industrial marketing and was responsible for planning and managing the company's industrial marketing programs, including strategic accounts.