Being active in the industry for over 35 years I’ve come across numerous energy management companies, and I can confidently say that PhoenixET has earned a remarkable reputation in the energy management industry.
Irvine, California (PRWEB) January 21, 2014
Phoenix Energy Technologies, a leading provider of Enterprise Energy Management software and services, is pleased to announce and welcome former president of the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), Ron Rau.
Rau, an experienced senior level store operations, facilities, maintenance, procurement, and energy services executive, will be serving as vice president of OEM Sales for PhoenixET. In his new role, Ron will aid in the company’s growth while developing value-driven relationships that enhance the customer’s experience and bottom line.
"I decided to join the team for several reasons, one being because the product and service offering have an exciting appeal as no one else does it the way PhoenixET does," says Rau. "Being active in the industry for over 35 years I’ve come across numerous energy management companies, and I can confidently say that PhoenixET has earned a remarkable reputation in the energy management industry. Most important the team has the same ethical approach, work ethic and likes to have fun while working hard as I have tried to mirror during my career. The reputation of the company, culture, and my highest regard and respect for Lisa Varga made joining PhoenixET an easy decision."
For over 35 years, Rau was responsible for store and facility maintenance, energy services, non-merchandise procurement, retail operations and lifecycle management, with two Fortune 500 companies. One of those companies was Limited Brands where he served as vice president of facilities and energy. Prior to his new position, Ron was a member on PhoenixET’s Advisory Board where he assisted in the development of the company.
Additionally, Rau is one of the Charter Members of one of the major trade associations, PRSM where he continues to be an active speaker. He is also a frequent speaker at other conferences such as Store Planning, Equipment, Construction and Facilities Services Seminars (SPECS), Edison Electric Institute (EEI), and Visual Merchandising & Store Design.
"I am so excited to have Ron join our team! He has been an industry leader and a major influence to our industry for many years," says Lisa Varga, CEO. "He brings a different perspective to PhoenixET, and will help drive innovation with our industry partners and customers...we are very fortunate to be able to draw talent like Ron to our PhoenixET Team!"
About Phoenix Energy Technologies:
Phoenix Energy Technologies is a strategic partner and leading provider of Enterprise Energy Management software and services in the retail sector. With a proven process to enable greater visibility, produce actionable information, and achieve optimized building performance, PhoenixET provides a 360° solution to reduce energy consumption and costs. For more information, visit http://www.phoenixet.com.