** Keynote by Ms Gwénaelle Avice Huet, Executive Vice President of Europe Operations – and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric**

London/Antibes/Grenoble 19 April 2024Platform Global, the region’s foremost networking and business deal making forum for datacenter and digital infrastructure players and investors is delighted to again announce Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation as Founding Partner of the event.

It is also announced that Ms Gwénaelle Avice Huet, Executive Vice President of Europe Operations – and Member of the Executive Committee at Schneider Electric will keynote at the event.

Platform Global is the annual transactional marketplace for investors in datacenters and digital infrastructure and a premium C level international meeting. Its curated content remains the strongest and foremost among events in Europe and the MEA region.

Hosted at the Palais des Congrès Antibes 10-12 September, the event will generate influential content through the discussion and ideas of more than 100 experts and top thought leaders and offer effective high-end networking in a year of transition, shifting the industry from cloud into the AI era.

“AI, sustainable energy transformation and ESG will be top of the agenda in 2024. The opportunity to bring Schneider Electric’s impressive market understanding across these key drivers to an influential audience amplifies our global role in these important debates,” commented Vincent Barro, Vice-President Datacenter & Secure Power and Board Member DACH, Schneider Electric.

Schneider Electric was also recently included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the 13th consecutive year. With an ESG score of 88 out of 100 awarded by rating company S&P Global in their 2023 Corporate Sustainability Assessment, Schneider Electric ranked #1 in its industry and secured its place in the Europe index (score date: October 27, 2023).

Platform in Antibes attracts C level executives (55% in 2023) investment principals (30%) and the leadership of colo and hyperscale businesses (19%) primarily from the EMEA region who form the majority of delegates and supports its reputation for value with remarkable high-end networking.

“We are delighted once again to include Schneider Electric as our Founding Partner, commented Gregory Gerot, Managing Director, Platform Markets Group. “This year’s programme focuses on the sustained investment in digital infrastructure, land, power and decarbonization in the year ahead.”

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Platform Global continues to outperform on content covering investment, financial and operational topics enabling opportunities for transactions between investors, buyers and sellers across planet-scale digital infrastructure fabric.

Hosted in the secluded French Riviera resort of Antibes/Juan-les-Pins on the edge of the Mediterranean yet located only 23km from the facilities of Nice International Airport, delegates will find a choice of more than 1,000 hotel rooms located within a short walking distance of the event venue in the heart of Antibes/Juan-les-Pins. This year’s event includes options to join the conference beachside dinner which includes the Celebration of Peers accolades, and in line with a high quality product the event offers all locally sourced food, beverages and refreshments, a seated lunch, BBQ lunch and receptions each day.

2024 promises to be a year of change - and the event more exciting than ever!