PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovari, Inc. has announced that Patricio Testorelli has been appointed to the role of President and CEO for the company's Latin America business. Patricio is responsible for managing and growing the Latin American business for Innovari.
Patricio comes to Innovari from AES Corporation, where he served as Country Manager for their Argentina operations. He brings 25 years of experience in the energy business to his role at Innovari. During his career, Patricio held several positions for the Ministry of Energy of Argentina for two different administrations, and worked for the California Public Utilities Commission. He acquired in-depth knowledge of the Latin American energy market while working in a majority of Latin American countries.
Patricio started in the energy sector working in the office of the Energy Minister of Argentina during the restructuring of the industry, as well as in the privatization process carried on by the Argentinean government. At AES, he started as Legal Director for the generation division and after performing in other roles became leader of their Argentina businesses.
Patricio is an accomplished scholar. He obtained his Master of Laws, LL.M, at the Universidad Austral and an MBA from the Universidad del CEMA, both in Buenos Aires. He also participated in the executive education program at the Darden School of Business in Virginia.
"Patricio brings a unique background and perspective to our Latin American operations," said Chris Hickman, CEO of Innovari. "We have completed several projects with different utilities in the region. Patricio will provide key insights about utilizing our technology as a virtual power plant to help utilities be successful in this part of the world meet increasing demand for electricity. We are very excited to have him join us."
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