Juan Macias

Chief Executive Officer, AlphaStruxure

Juan is CEO of AlphaStruxure, the joint venture of Schneider Electric and The Carlyle Group. For 28 years, Juan has led global technology businesses in the electrical transmission and distribution industry.

His extensive expertise in energy markets, ranging from digital energy, technology product development and project management to business restructuring has resulted in a strong record of top and bottom line growth.

Prior to AlphaStruxure, Juan served as SVP of Digital Energy Solutions with Schneider Electric, joining the company in 2015 as the Country President of Canada. He also spent 10 years at General Electric heading Industrial Systems and Digital Energy business units, as well as 15 years at ABB. He holds both a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA.

Emmanuel Lagarrigue

Chief Innovation Officer, Schneider Electric

As Chief Innovation Officer for Schneider Electric, Emmanuel is responsible for creating new, profitable growth platforms for the company while promoting a culture of open, collaborative innovation. He also oversees Schneider Electric’s Corporate Ventures, Electromobility, Solar Power and China Energy Transition Hub business units.

Emmanuel is a member of Schneider’s Global Executive Committee and is heavily involved in the development of new joint ventures with other major institutions around the world. He previously held the position of Chief Strategy Officer, as well as served in a number of operational and general management roles in Europe, South America, Asia and the United States for Schneider Electric.

Annette Clayton

CEO & President, Schneider Electric North America

As CEO and President of North American Operations for Schneider Electric since 2016, Annette drives business strategy and execution of the company’s largest operating region comprised of 30,000 employees in four business units and a services division that generated sales of approximately seven billion euro in 2017.

She also held the position of Executive Vice-President Global Supply Chain at Schneider Electric for more than eight years. Previously, she served as Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain for Dell, and as Vice President Quality, North America for General Motors, as well as President of the Saturn Corporation. Currently she serves as Director of the Board of Polaris Industries.

Andrew Marino

Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

Co-Head of Carlyle Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund

Andrew Marino is Co-Head of Carlyle Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund and is based in Washington, DC. Previously, Mr. Marino was Chief Operating Officer of the Natural Resources group, focusing on Carlyle’s investments and strategy in the energy and natural resources sectors.

From 2004 until 2012, Mr. Marino was a member of the U.S. Buyout team, where he focused on investments in the chemical, metals and energy sectors, including Kinder Morgan, Axalta, PQ Corp and JMC Steel. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Marino was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley where he focused on mergers, acquisitions and restructuring assignments in a variety of industries in the United States and Europe.

For several years prior to business school, Mr. Marino lived and worked in Hong Kong and China, identifying private equity investments in China and Southeast Asia. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and has an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

Peter Taylor

Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

Co-Head of Carlyle Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund

Peter is based in Washington D.C. as Carlyle’s Co-Head of Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund. Before joining The Carlyle Group, Peter worked as Global Head of Global Investments and Asset Management at Hastings Infrastructure.

Over his 15 years at Hastings, he was responsible for sourcing and delivering new investment and divestment opportunities in accordance with portfolio requirements, as well as asset management of portfolio companies and outcomes.

He also oversaw a number of Hastings’ investment acquisitions, including Freeport LNG, TransGrid, Port of Newcastle and the Sydney Desalination Plant. Peter has a bachelor’s degree in business accounting from Queensland University of Technology.

ABOUT US

For the first time, world-class financial and technological capabilities align within one organization to build clean, resilient, efficient and cost-effective energy infrastructure. 

AlphaStruxure is a joint venture of The Carlyle Group, one of the largest global investment firms and Schneider Electric, a world leader in energy technology.

"From airports to university campuses to industrial complexes, energy can be smartly acquired, efficiently produced and locally consumed through an Energy as a Service approach."

Juan Macias
CEO
AlphaStruxure

Board of Directors

Andrew Marino
Managing Director
The Carlyle Group
Peter Taylor
Managing Director
The Carlyle Group
Annette Clayton
CEO & President
Schneider Electric
North America
Emmanuel Lagarrigue
Chief Innovation Officer
Schneider Electric
Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle has grown into one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms.

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Figures as of June 30, 2019

For more than 100 years, Schneider Electric has been the leader in power distribution, energy management and automation.