Environmental & Energy Executive Moves: EnerNOC, ACCCE, Suntech, Balfour Beatty, Global Green
EnerNOC: Thomas Birmingham has been appointed to the position of director of regulatory compliance at the demand response and energy efficiency company. Birmingham, who brings over 20 years of regulatory compliance experience in the energy sector, will drive EnerNOC’s previously announced energy markets compliance program.
American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity: Robert M. “Mike” Duncan has been named president and CEO of the ACCCE. Duncan has previously served as board member and chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority; assistant director of the Office of Public Liaison in The White House; chairman of the American Crossroads 527 committee; and chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Suntech Power Holdings Co: The solar manufacturer has announced that Dr. Zhengrong Shi is to step down as CEO and serve as executive chairman of the board and chief strategy officer of the company. David King, who was formerly chief financial officer, has been appointed as the new CEO.
Balfour Beatty Capital Group: The public-private partnership has named Ken Sperry as environmental director. In this newly created role, Sperry is responsible for the development and implementation of environmental strategies and procedures that promote and ensure optimal environmental performance throughout all business operations. Sperry joins the firm from Verizon, where he worked in the corporate environmental, health and safety group.
Global Green: Konky Sotomayor has been appointed as chief scientist at the pharmaceutical company, which aims to develop products based on non-GMO organisms. Dr. Sotomayor has worked in private laboratory-managing research and development positions since 1979 including being a principal of Nutritional Health Institute Laboratories. NHIL is Global Green’s research affiliate and majority shareholder. Dr. Sotomayor will be responsible for research and development of vaccines to expand Global Green’s product portfolio.
DeWind Co: Robert C. Rugh has announced that he will leave the wind turbine manufacturer in September, reports North American Wind Power. DeWind is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering. The parent company aims to appoint a successor fairly soon, probably from within its ranks, the website reports.
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