ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insight Sourcing Group, North America’s leading consulting firm focused on procurement optimization and clean energy, is pleased to announce the addition of Kane Kiester as the new Vice President of Energy Procurement and Management at Insight Energy, Insight Sourcing Group’s sustainable energy business.
Bringing more than 20 years of experience as a top-tier energy executive and sales leader, Mr. Kiester has focused his career on advancing innovative energy solutions for commercial and industrial customers in a dynamic and evolving marketplace. Mr. Kiester comes to Insight Sourcing from NRG Energy, where he was the Vice President and General Manager of the East Region since 2021. He joined NRG during its acquisition of Direct Energy, where he spent 18 years in various retail, sales, and risk management roles.
“Insight Energy’s mission to guide organizations towards more efficient energy procurement and consumption aligns with my personal commitment to provide clients long-term impact,” said Kiester. “Our team prioritizes the customer experience and is uniquely positioned to deliver full-lifecycle energy management due to our deep procurement and sustainability expertise.”
At Insight Energy, Mr. Kiester leads a team that is currently managing more than $8 billion in client spend and has a 97 percent client retention rate. Insight Energy uses its resources and access to proprietary technology to proactively monitor the market for opportunities and develop customized programs for each client. The team is committed to providing strategic procurement services to focus on clients’ needs to reduce energy spend.
“Kane brings a proven track record of optimizing energy procurement for customers, and successfully producing sustainable solutions that reduce cost and manage risk,” said Tom Beaty, Founder and CEO of Insight Sourcing Group. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the team and anticipate that he will guide the continued expansion of our energy practice.”
About Insight Energy
Insight Energy is Insight Sourcing Group’s energy practice focused on procuring sustainable solutions. Insight Energy not only designs energy and sustainability solutions, but also provides full-lifecycle project management, ensuring that clients receive the most effective and impactful outcomes throughout the entire engagement. Insight Energy builds upon Insight Sourcing Group’s strong procurement background to customize each energy program to address the distinct needs and challenges of our clients, avoiding a one-size-fits-all approach. Recognizing the crucial role of cost efficiency and supply chain optimization, Insight Energy uses extensive energy data sets to offer insightful, data-driven recommendations to reach client objectives. Our core commitment at Insight Energy is to provide each client unparalleled value and sustainable impact.
About Insight Sourcing Group
Insight Sourcing Group is the premier firm in North America exclusively focused on procurement optimization and Procurement Value Creation™. Founded in 2002, Insight Sourcing Group’s capabilities are designed to accelerate impact through the expertise of its 250+ procurement experts, its market-leading Category Center-of-Excellence model, and practices specializing in Advanced Analytics, Private Equity, Supplier Diversity and Energy Management & Sustainability. For 20 years, its deep bench of sourcing and category experts has executed over 7,000 sourcing projects, and within the last year alone, they have achieved over $2 billion in savings for clients with an average 7:1 one-year ROI. To learn more, visit insightsourcing.com.