Tuesday, 8 April 2008

Appointment aims to drive forward Comverge Smart Grid applications

Arthur "Bud" Vos, who currently serves as Comverge's VP of Marketing and Strategy, has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Vice President of Strategy effective April 1, 2008. Mr. Vos will drive forward Comverge's technology for Smart Grid applications with a focus on developing enterprise software for electric utilities.

With a background in distributed control systems design and agent based computing, Mr. Vos has over 15 years experience in the electric utility industry.

"The electric utility industry is embarking on a new class of infrastructure solutions for demand response and advanced grid control solutions -- solutions that are focused on the vision of a 'Smart Grid' and Advanced Metering Infrastructure initiatives -- significantly broadening the offerings of our Smart Grid Solutions Group. Bud's experience, combined with an extensive knowledge of the electric utility industry, creates a solid foundation for developing our Smart Grid software strategy," said Robert M. Chiste, Chairman, President and CEO of Comverge. Chistecontinued, "Utilizing our customer base of hundreds of utilities and a vision for the future of demand response systems, Bud's focus will be to develop Comverge's Smart Grid software platform and analyze strategic synergies of our solution portfolio with other clean energy opportunities."

"I am excited to take on this new role at Comverge and look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead as Comverge continues pursing its three core competencies of innovation, operational excellence and customer intimacy," said Bud Vos, CTO and Vice President of Strategy.

Source: Comverge

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