NORCROSS, Ga., March 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comverge Inc., the leading provider of demand management solutions for electric utilities, today announced that Shane Fay has been appointed as the company's vice president, utility sales. Mr. Fay has more than 12 years of experience selling smart grid solutions to electric utilities. At Comverge, Mr. Fay will be responsible for leading the field sales organization in the ongoing adoption of Comverge's demand response, energy efficiency and customer engagement solutions.
"With his strong industry expertise and proven track record of success, Shane has the credentials and experience that will ensure Comverge continues to expand our leading market position in the demand management industry," said David Neal, Comverge senior vice president, sales and marketing. "Given the significant growth opportunity in the market, we look forward to Shane being an integral part of helping drive the growth of our business."
Most recently, Mr. Fay served as vice president, client solutions, at Simple Energy and prior to that he was vice president, utility sales at Comverge. Before joining Comverge, Mr. Fay was a sales executive at Echelon, a provider of smart grid solutions to electric utilities. He began his career with Accenture as a consultant to energy companies.
"I'm excited about the opportunity to join the leading provider of demand management solutions, especially with the growth opportunities this industry has to offer," said Fay. "Comverge has a tremendous foundation with its industry-leading client base, innovative solution set and world-class organization, and I look forward to contributing to the company's growth and expanding our market leadership position."
Comverge is the industry's leading provider of integrated demand response, energy efficiency and customer engagement solutions that enable electric utilities to ensure grid reliability, lower energy costs, meet regulatory demands and enhance the customer experience. Through its combination of software, hardware and services, Comverge helps utilities optimize every aspect of a demand management program, from participant recruitment and device installation to call center support, control events and measurement and verification. Comverge has worked with hundreds of electric utilities to deploy nearly six million energy management devices and enroll more than 1.6 million residential customers into mass-market demand management programs. For more information, visit www.comverge.com and follow us on Twitter at @Comverge.
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