SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE), the world's largest renewable energy development company, has appointed Grey San Francisco to lead their brand strategy and advertising business.
Grey was selected after a creative shoot-out that involved four agencies.
In a joint statement, Milan Martin, President of Grey San Francisco and Curt Detweiler, the agency's Chief Creative Officer said, "We're honored and excited that a dynamic company like SunEdison, a true leader in clean energy, has chosen to work with us. Their vision to transform global energy generation and distribution is inspiring and we're looking forward to engaging people around the world."
SunEdison is a $7 billion global power company that provides solar, wind, and energy storage solutions to businesses, utilities, and the public sector, and is now bringing complete clean energy solutions to residential customers.
Ken Milhous, SunEdison's Director of Brand and Corporate Communications, said, "Grey's deep experience in the energy space, their strategic vision and their creative thinking were all factors in why we're so excited to be working with them at this important time in our history. They're wonderful folks and we're going to have a great time building the SunEdison brand together."
New work is expected to break later this summer.
Grey San Francisco is the West Coast arm of Grey, the advertising network of Grey Group. Grey Group ranks among the largest global communications companies. Its parent company is WPP (NASDAQ : WPPGY). Under the banner of "Grey Famously Effective Since 1917," the agency serves a blue-chip roster of many of the world's best known companies : Procter & Gamble, Symantec and Norton, GlaxoSmithKline, Diageo, Darden Restaurants, Pfizer, Canon, 3M, NFL, Boehringer Ingelheim, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, T.J. Maxx. Grey was recently named ADWEEK's "Global Agency of the Year" and AD AGE's "Agency of the Year." (www.grey.com)
SunEdison is the world's largest renewable energy development company and is transforming the way energy is generated, distributed, and owned around the globe. The company manufactures solar technology and develops, finances, installs, owns and operates wind and solar power plants, delivering predictably priced electricity to its residential, commercial, government and utility customers. SunEdison is one of the world's largest renewable energy asset managers and provides asset management, operations and maintenance, monitoring and reporting services for its renewable energy customers around the world. Corporate headquarters are in the United States, with additional offices around the world. SunEdison's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SUNE." To learn more visit www.sunedison.com.
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