Ivelina Nikolova Takes Over as the New General Manager of Schneider Electric for Bulgaria, Albania, North Macedonia and Kosovo

Ivelina Nikolova is the new General Manager of Schneider Electric for Bulgaria, Albania, North Macedonia and Kosovo. The appointment comes after at the end of last year Radoslav Koshkov – the previous General Manager of the company in this country, accepted the position of Field Service Vice President for South East Europe.

Ivelina Nikolova is a proven business leader with over 20 years of experience in tech companies. For the past 15 years, she has managed and developed global teams in the technology and service industries. Part of her CV is strong experience in starting and developing businesses, as well as in managing people and processes. Ivelina holds a master’s degree in Supply Chain Management from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia with a subsequent specialization in Strategic Management at Columbia University Business School in New York, USA. She is also a certified coach with interests in professional consulting, business services and innovation.

With Ivelina joining the company’s team in Bulgaria, as well as with the career promotion of Radoslav Koshkov at the regional level, Schneider Electric has once again proved the maturity of Bulgarian experts and managers and their importance for the region.

“Joining Schneider is a major step for me, bringing together all components of my previous experience. Until now, I have worked in a progressive, innovative and challenging environment, and it is the spirit of innovation, tolerance and high standards of responsible business conduct that attracted me to the company“, Ivelina Nikolova said.

Ivelina Nikolova is yet another Bulgarian business leader and the first lady at the head of Schneider’s operations in this country. After years of French management, the company’s Smart Factory in Plovdiv is also now sustainably run by local managers. In this way the management of the Schneider Group has confirmed its priority for empowering local structures anywhere in the world.