ClearEdge Power Appoints Energy Industry Veteran to Executive Management Team
Neal Starling Joins as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing to Help Company Capitalize on Growing Global Demand for Continuous Onsite Power Systems
ClearEdge Power, a manufacturer of scalable, continuous onsite power systems, today announced that Neal Starling has joined its executive management team as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In his role, Starling will drive ClearEdge Power’s global sales and marketing strategy, spearheading business development initiatives across key market segments and geographies.
“Neal is an excellent addition to our executive management team as he has a strong history of consistently delivering high-impact sales and marketing initiatives,” said ClearEdge Power President and CEO, Russell Ford. “His experience working for leading manufacturers across the energy and electronics industries will be very valuable as we build on our strong growth and continue to expand into different geographies and markets.”
Starling joins ClearEdge Power with more than 25 years of leadership experience in the power and electronics business. Prior to joining ClearEdge Power, Starling managed the Electrical Distribution Channel for TE Connectivity, a $12 billion global company in the energy, consumer electronics, healthcare, automotive, aerospace and communications industries. Starling has also held senior sales, marketing and general management roles for Emerson, Edison International and Entergy Corp.
“With innovative technology, strong customer adoption and a rapidly growing international presence, ClearEdge Power has the potential to fundamentally change the way businesses across the world get their energy,” said Starling. “This is an exciting time to be joining the company and with the increasing demand for predictable, clean and cost-effective alternative power production across markets and geographies, I am confident that we will be able to realize that potential and become a leading industry provider.”
Starling’s appointment builds on ClearEdge Power’s forward momentum seen in the past year. Recent highlights include a record-setting agreement with Güssing Renewable Energy and the expansion of ClearEdge Power’s portfolio of continuous onsite power systems, including industry-first innovations in areas such as reliability, scalability and flexibility. In addition, ClearEdge Power has continued to see strong customer adoption in a variety of industries, including multi-tenant housing, hospitality, education, utility, public sector and residential.
About ClearEdge Power
ClearEdge Power provides distributed energy generation solutions to commercial, institutional and residential customers. The company designs, manufactures and sells a family of continuous onsite power systems that uses fuel cell technology to efficiently deliver predictable, clean and cost-effective power and heat. This enables customers to increase independence from the electricity grid, save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For more information, please visit http://www.clearedgepower.com
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