Barbara Frei-Spreiter is a Swiss businessperson who has been at the helm of 11 different companies. Presently, she occupies the position of Chief Executive Officer for Schneider Electric Holding Germany GmbH, Chief Executive Officer for Se Real Estate GmbH, Chairman at ABB Holding AS (Turkey), Chairman of Schneider Nordic Baltic A, Chairman at Schneider Electric Sachsenwerk GmbH, Chief Executive Officer of Merten GmbH & Co. KG, Chief Executive Officer at Schneider Electric Austria GmbH, Chairman-Executive Board & Co-CEO at Schneider Electric GmbH and Managing Director at Schneider Electric Real Estate GmbH.
She is also on the board of 5 other companies.
In her past career Dr. Frei-Spreiter held the position of Regional Manager-Mediterranean at ABB Ltd. Country Manager at ABB sro and Managing Director-Drive & Control Unit at ABB SpA (both are subsidiaries of ABB Ltd.) and Head-Strategic Portfolio Reviews at Schneider Electric SE Chief Executive Officer at ELSO GmbH and President for Schneider Electric Schweiz AG (both are subsidiaries of Schneider Electric SE).
Barbara Frei-Spreiter received an undergraduate degree, a doctorate and a graduate degree from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and an MBA from International Institute for Management Development.