Regional Vice President, G&W Electric Company
Cristina Chertes is Regional Vice President at G&W Electric Company. In that role, she manages sales and marketing efforts, promotes brand recognition, and develops market-specific products.
Ms. Chertes joined G&W Electric in 1997 and worked as an International Vice President involved with various regions around the world. In 2004, she shifted her focus to the Middle East to develop G&W Electric’s business throughout the region. The company has had a presence in the Saudi market since 1975 by providing electrical power equipment including overhead and ground distribution switches, automation solutions, reclosers, distribution and transmission cable accessories, and current limiting system protection devices. The company is involved with businesses throughout Saudi Arabia including Saudi Electricity Company, Saudi Aramco, and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC). Before joining G&W Electric, Ms. Chertes worked as an International Product Marketing Manager and Sales Manager for other major international electronic component companies.
Ms. Chertes holds an MBA from University of Chicago and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Politechnical Institute in Bucharest, Romania.