HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bin Yu, Chairman, CEO, and founder of Utegration, recently announced that Bart Thielbar, a respected utility industry veteran, assumed the role of President and COO effective April 1, 2018.
Mr. Yu commented, “Since the founding of the company in 2008, Utegration has held our position as the preeminent SAP Solution provider to the Utility and Energy industry. We have set the standard for delivering value, quality, and innovation. Bart shares our vision and our values and has the industry and operational experience to help grow our company as we expand our S/4 Transformation, Digital customer, AMI analytics and integration, and our suite of solutions including FINREG, our Finance and Regulatory S/4 HANA extension. We are excited to have him on the team.”
About Bart Thielbar
Mr. Thielbar is a utility industry veteran with more than twenty-five years of operational and management experience. He formerly served as VP and North American Utility Practice Leader for Capgemini. Prior to joining Capgemini, he held various executive positions including: SVP at Five Point Partners, COO TMG, and SVP and CIO at Northwestern Energy. He is a past chair of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the American Gas Association (AGA) Technology Advisory Council.
“Today’s business climate demands deep expertise, nimbleness, delivery excellence, and innovation. Utegration has demonstrated those capabilities since its formation and has been one of the most exciting success stories in our industry. I am honored and humbled to have the opportunity to help lead the team. Looking ahead, we will deliver even more value to our customers by building upon the vast capabilities of the team, broadening our solution offerings, and demonstrating excellence in all of our solution delivery,” said Mr. Thielbar.
Mr. Thielbar’s appointment follows the appointment of Mr. Kurt Zuch to Utegration’s Board of Directors.
About Kurt Zuch
Mr. Kurt Zuch has nearly twenty-five years of entrepreneurial experience in the utility industry. He formerly served as Principal at Ernst & Young. Prior to that he co-founded Five Point Partners, LLC where he served as CEO. He also founded Capstone Consulting Partners. He has served as Director of First Century Energy Holdings, Inc. and held leadership roles at Accenture, Excelergy, Novient, and Alliance Data.
Mr. Zuch commented: “I am pleased to have been invited to serve on the Board of Utegration. It is clearly a great company, driven by solid values, filled with talented industry professionals, and respected by its customers. I look forward to working with Bin, Bart, and the broader team at Utegration.”
Utegration is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with an overseas office in Bangalore, India. As an SAP partner, Utegration focuses on SAP for Utilities, analytics, and core technology solutions specializing in consulting services, software sales, and development of software applications. Utegration has served more than fifty clients across the water, gas, electric, and broader energy sectors.