FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Energy Industry Leader Andy White Joins as CEO of Leading Smart Grid Provider Trilliant Inc.
Redwood City, California – March 6, 2009 – Trilliant Incorporated, the leader in delivering Smart Grid solutions that enhance energy efficiency, utility operations, and renewable resource integration, announced today that energy industry leader Andrew C. White has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. White replaces founder and previous CEO Bill Vogel who has been appointed to a new role as SVP Strategic Development.
Andy joins Trilliant following a distinguished career with General Electric and brings with him 30 years of experience from across the global energy industry. Andy began his career at GE Mobile Radio as an engineer for Europe, Africa and Middle East operations. His first assignments were managing the installation and commissioning of communications, controls, and SCADA systems for the power grids inside the Congo and Egypt. In 1994, Andy assumed his first major executive position, as General Manager for GE Energy Services, Asia Pacific, based in Singapore and then Hong Kong. He became a GE Corporate Officer in 2002, and was appointed as President and CEO of GE Nuclear Energy. His most recent role was President and CEO of GE New Energy Ventures. Andy has served on 12 boards and as an advisor to two leading universities. He is currently the Chairman of the World Nuclear Association.