eEnergy: Appointment of MD of Energy Efficiency

26th October 2021 | eEnergy Group

Appointment of Managing Director of Energy Efficiency

eEnergy (AIM: EAAS), a leading Energy Efficiency-as-a-Service and Energy Management-as-a-Service business in the UK and Ireland, is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Smith as Managing Director of its Energy Efficiency Division, effective 1 November 2021.

Simon has a proven track record of creating high-performing teams and delivering above-target sales growth through innovative solutions across a range of industries including energy, telecoms, procurement and IT. In this newly created role, Simon will be responsible for growing the Energy Efficiency-as-a-Service division, an integral part of the business which includes its Light as a Service offering for its enterprise and public sector clients. Simon will report directly to Harvey Sinclair, CEO of eEnergy.

Simon’s most recent role was at Yu Energy plc, where he was on the Executive Management team and held the position of Group Sales and Marketing Director. In this role, he was responsible for doubling the average monthly bookings in 2020 and continuing a significant growth trend into the first half of 2021, up 56.5% on H1 2020. Simon also worked to deliver a turnaround strategy involving a new digital sales and marketing strategy, including growth from indirect sales channels.

Prior to Yu Energy, Simon was CEO of BrightSourced, an innovative procurement-as-a-service solutions platform and Commercial Director of Utilyx Ltd (now part of Mitie PLC), a supplier of energy procurement and price risk management services to the corporate sector.

Commenting on the appointment, Harvey Sinclair, CEO, eEnergy said: “On behalf of the Group, I would like to welcome Simon to eEnergy as head of our growing Energy Efficiency division. We are delighted to have attracted someone of Simon’s calibre who will be an excellent addition to the management team. Simon brings a wealth of experience to the role.”

Commenting on his appointment, Simon Smith said: “I am delighted to be joining eEnergy at this exciting time of the Group’s growth and development. I look forward to working with Harvey and the team.”

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