Barbara Frei-Spreiter is a Swiss businessperson who has been at the helm of 12 different companies. Currently, she occupies the position of Chief Executive Officer for Schneider Electric Holding Germany GmbH, Chief Executive Officer of Se Real Estate GmbH, Chairman for ABB Holding A.S. (Turkey), Chairman for Schneider Electric Sachsenwerk GmbH, Chief Executive Officer at ELSO GmbH, Chairman-Executive Board & Co-CEO at Schneider Electric GmbH, Managing Director at Schneider Electric Real Estate GmbH, Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Electric Austria GmbH and Chief Executive Officer at Merten GmbH & Co. KG. Barbara Frei-Spreiter is also on the board of Swisscom AG, Asea Brown Boveri SA, Swiss Prime Site AG and Feller AG.
She previously occupied the position of Head-Strategic Portfolio Reviews at Schneider Electric SE and President for Schneider Electric Schweiz AG (a subsidiary of Schneider Electric SE) and Regional Manager-Mediterranean at ABB Ltd. President of ABB sro and Head-Power Grids Division at ABB SpA (both are subsidiaries of ABB Ltd.).
Barbara Frei-Spreiter received an undergraduate degree and a doctorate from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and an MBA from International Institute for Management Development.