AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CLEAResult, a leader in designing and implementing technology-enabled energy efficiency programs for utilities, today announced Aziz Virani as the company's new president and chief executive officer. CLEAResult co-founder and interim CEO Jim Stimmel will return to his executive vice president position and will continue serving on the company's Board of Directors.
"Aziz was hand-picked for his innovative vision, deep professional services background and his proven ability to help companies and their customers successfully realize business transformations in highly dynamic environments," said Stimmel. "He has a very client-centric mindset and approach to how he handles business, and we are certain he will create great value for our clients and the entire CLEAResult team."
Virani joins CLEAResult from Avanade, a leading technology consultancy, where he most recently served as president of the North American division. In that role, he was responsible for all aspects of the business ranging from strategy development to day-to-day operations. Prior to Avanade, Virani was a partner at Accenture, where he spent more than 23 years holding management, consulting and leadership positions around the globe.
"CLEAResult encompasses the same values I have in regard to providing unequaled service and innovation designed around a shared commitment to our clients' success," said Virani. "There's a rich history at CLEAResult, and I'm looking forward to using my experience to help CLEAResult's employees and clients take full advantage of the opportunities created by our continued growth."
Virani's more than three decades of experience leading consultative organizations includes helping clients navigate the challenges and identify opportunities presented by changing market conditions. His extensive technology acumen, coupled with his deep background in business strategy, will offer new opportunities for CLEAResult clients.
CLEAResult is the largest provider of energy efficiency programs and services in North America. Through proven strategies tailored to clients' unique needs and market dynamics, the combined strength of experienced energy experts and technology-enabled service offerings help CLEAResult change the way people use energy for hundreds of utility and business partners. Founded in 2003, CLEAResult is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has close to 3,000 employees in more than 70 cities across the U.S. and Canada. CLEAResult is a portfolio company of General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. For more information, visit clearesult.com.