Diego Areces

Diego Areces

Vice President Mining, Minerals and Metals Solutions, Industry Business Schneider Electric Diego Areces is globally responsible for Schneider Electric’s Mining, Mineral and Metals business, developing strategic customer relationships that enable their sustainable growth. Currently based in China, since May 2011, Diego started his career with Schneider Electric in 1995 in Argentina, and then relocating to the USA in 1998. Diego holds degrees in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Digital Communication, from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a Certificate in Administration and Management from Harvard University. Diego is a founding member of the Modbus organization.

Redefining the complex value supply chains of the commodity and resources sectors to meet the industrial evolution

Over the last century we have grown to be a disposable society – we consume and we waste. This push and pull behaviour is driven by consumer thirst, the growing… Read more »

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3 Key Programs Shaping the Future of Mining

In my previous blogs I talked about two of the key trends driving the future of mining, The Impact of China and Sustainability Driving Competitive Advantage.  These are two key… Read more »

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Sustainability driving competitive advantage for the mining industry

For some time I have been thinking about the realism of society moving towards a sharing culture. What happens when we “borrow” instead of “buy”? I was reminded of this… Read more »


Mining Trends: The Impact of China

The trend with the most impact to the global mining industry is China. The sheer size and strength of China has made it the economic engine of the world. They… Read more »

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