ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GridPoint, Inc., a recognized leader in energy management and sustainability solutions that help customers maximize operational and energy savings, today appointed Fred Stephan, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Insulation Systems at Johns Manville and 18-year veteran of General Electric, to the Company's Board of Directors.
Commenting on his appointment, GridPoint President and CEO Todd M. Raba said, "We are very excited to welcome Fred to the Board of Directors. His background in energy and tenure on the Board of Directors of the Alliance to Save Energy exemplifies his passion for energy management and carbon reduction. In the seven years I have known him, Fred has proven to be a dynamic leader and we look forward to his thoughtful contributions as GridPoint continues down the path of strategic growth."
In addition to his current role, he has served in several other leadership positions at Johns Manville including Vice President and General Manager of Roofing Systems and Vice President, Information Technology and Business Process Simplification. During Mr. Stephan's 18-year tenure at General Electric, he held such vital roles as President and CEO of GE Lighting Systems Inc., among others. Fred is also the current Chairman of the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association based in Washington, DC.
"I am excited to join GridPoint's Board, especially as it navigates this phase of rapid growth. My experience in building energy efficiency, lighting and sustainability combined with the marketing, sales and operational experience I gained throughout my career will hopefully be an asset to GridPoint," said Mr. Stephan.
Mr. Stephan received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.
GridPoint is an innovator in comprehensive, data-driven energy management solutions (EMS) that leverage the power of real-time data collection, big data analytics and cloud computing to maximize energy savings, operational efficiency, capital utilization and sustainability benefits, generating 10-30% energy savings and an 18-36 month payback.
GridPoint solutions are deployed at over 12,000 sites with over 64 billion customer data points collected to date, and 100 million added daily. To learn more, visit GridPoint.com, and keep up with the latest GridPoint news via LinkedIn linkedin.com/company/gridpoint and Twitter @gridpoint.
Sarah Trainor, GridPoint, Inc.