JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Rich to the position of Chief Operating Officer, with responsibility for all operations, business development, and marketing activities of the company.
As COO, Mr. Rich will be vital in helping APR Energy roll out its global regionalisation strategy and will unite corporate and regional operations and business development resources under one umbrella, providing a clear focus to drive the company's top line and bottom line results. Mr. Rich will report directly to Laurence Anderson, President of APR Energy.
Mr. Rich joined APR Energy in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Business Development. He has 20 years of international energy and utility infrastructure experience, holding positions that included Chief Executive Officer of AES Africa Power Corporation, where he managed AES Corporation's fully integrated utility in Cameroon, generation assets in Nigeria, and business development throughout the region, as well as Chief Financial Officer of Lebara Ltd, a $1 billion telecommunications company based in London.
"Since joining APR Energy, Brian has driven the placement of over 2.5 gigawatts of new and renewal business," said John Campion, Chief Executive Officer. "His appointment as COO reflects the confidence we have in Brian to help us meet our growth objectives and achieve our strategic vision as a truly global, mature company."
About APR Energy
APR Energy is the world's leading fast-track mobile turbine power business. We provide large-scale, fast-track power, providing customers with rapid access to reliable electricity when and where they need it. APR combines state-of-the-art, fuel-efficient technology with industry-leading expertise to provide turnkey power plants that are rapidly deployed, customizable, and scalable. Serving both utility and industrial segments, APR Energy provides power generation solutions to customers and communities around the world, with an emphasis on Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East. For more information, visit the company's website at www.aprenergy.com.