NEW YORK and ISSAQUAH, Wash., March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ITOCHU Corporation and NAES Corporation have named Tom Bartolomei President and Chief Executive Officer of NAES, effective April 1, 2019. A veteran energy industry executive, Mr. Bartolomei currently serves as NAES Chief Operating Officer and President.
ITOCHU executive and NAES Chairman, Taka Takeuchi stated: "On behalf of the shareholders and the board of directors of NAES, it's a pleasure to announce Tom Bartolomei as the next President and CEO of NAES. Tom has been with the company since 2014 and has demonstrated the proficiency and leadership skills we feel necessary to continue NAES' growth and future success."
Bob Fishman, NAES' current CEO, added: "NAES is well poised to enter its next chapter and I'm pleased that Tom is taking over the reins. He has been an instrumental contributor to the success of NAES over my own tenure and I have every confidence in his ability to lead NAES going forward."
Mr. Bartolomei has over 28 years of experience in the global power generation and energy sectors spanning P&L leadership, business development, construction/fabrication, M&A, and strategic planning. Before joining NAES in 2014, he held senior and executive level positions at ABB, Alstom Power, Burns & Roe Enterprises, and most recently as President and CEO of Eco Power Solutions, an early-stage technology provider of emissions control equipment to the fossil-fuel power generation sector.
While at NAES and in his role as President & COO, Mr. Bartolomei focused on its strategic growth through organic and M&A initiatives, operational excellence, and various business development initiatives. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Upon stepping down, Mr. Fishman will remain on the Board of Directors as Vice Chairman providing advice to the management team and ITOCHU.
An independent services company, NAES is dedicated to delivering value to facilities across the power generation, oil & gas, petrochemical, pulp & paper, and manufacturing industries. The company draws on its deep experience in operations, maintenance, fabrication, construction, engineering, and technical support to build, repair and operate plants that run safely, reliably, and cost-effectively. The NAES family of companies includes Greenberry Industrial, Olsson Industrial Electric, NAES Power Contractors, PurEnergy, E3 Consulting and Gridforce Energy Management.
NAES is a wholly owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Corporation. With operations in over 80 countries covering a broad range of industries, ITOCHU ranks among the world's largest corporations.
SOURCE NAES Corporation