Legrand has announced the appointment of Tony Berland as the CEO and Managing Director for Legrand Group in India. Berland, who takes over reins from Thuard, will be responsible for strengthening India as a strong base for business operations making Legrand the industry leader in the domain of electrical and digital infrastructure.
Berland has thirty years of experience working in the international electrical industry. He is associated with Legrand Group for over a period of 28 years. He was responsible for leading Legrand operations across markets like Europe, South East Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Tony has driven strategy-oriented growth across different geographies.
Speaking about the appointment, Jean-Luc Cartet, Executive VP Asia-Pacific Middle East Africa South America, said, “Tony is a strong, strategic and dynamic leader, given his strong command of our business and proven ability to drive results in international markets. With his breadth of experience across diverse business verticals, we are confident that he will drive Legrand India into the next phase of growth. He has inculcated a growth mindset in the team as well as Partners. We wish him the very best for his new role.”
Berland said, “I am delighted to take on the responsibility and lead the team to chart the next phase of growth in India. India is important market for Legrand as it presents tremendous growth potentials and development. From last few years, we have grown from strength to strength and have introduced new products in the market. Our focus will continue to remain on keeping the momentum alive.”
Berland has been associated with the Legrand Group for over a period of 28 years, since 1990 and holds an MBA from France. Starting his journey with Legrand from a Business Manager in France, Tony held few positions in Sales and Marketing for the brand and other group brands (Planet Wattohm and Arnould).
Berland said, “I am delighted to take on the responsibility and lead the team to chart the next phase of growth in India. India is important market for Legrand as it presents tremendous growth potentials and development."