Ron Dizy joins Spark Power Corp. as newly appointed Chief Strategy Officer
OAKVILLE, ONTARIO—April 18, 2019—Spark Power Group Inc. (TSX: SPG) (SPG.WT), parent company to Spark Power Corp. (“Spark Power” or the “Company”), a leading independent provider of integrated power solutions to industrial, commercial, and institutional customers across North America, today announced that Ron Dizy has joined the Senior Management Team at Spark Power as the newly appointed Chief Strategy Officer.
Dizy brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology and advanced energy sector; most recently as Senior Vice President, Partnerships at MaRS Discovery District, where he was responsible for all corporate partnerships. Dizy was also the founding Managing Director of the Advanced Energy Centre, working with private industry, utilities and government to drive higher levels of innovation adoption in the energy sector. As Spark continues to deliver on its vision to be the Future of Power, Dizy will be leading corporate strategy, marketing and business development and playing a pivotal role in implementing and achieving the company’s medium and long-term growth strategy.
“I’m honoured to be joining such a strong and innovative organization, with deep entrepreneurial roots,” said Dizy. “Customer choice for more economical, reliable, and sustainable consumption is the future of power. I see the evolving distributed grid, constant progress in technology and rapid evolution in advanced manufacturing as the tailwinds for an incredible opportunity— Spark is truly leading the way. It’s an exciting time to be joining Spark.”
Dizy’s prior career includes experience as an entrepreneur (CEO of Enbala Power Networks and Founder & Managing Partner of Altera Systems Corp), as an investor (Celtic House Venture Partners and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan) and as a consultant (Accenture, AICorp).
“We are thrilled that Ron is joining our Senior Management Team,” said Andrew Clark, Co-Founder, Co-CEO, Spark Power Corp. “As a seasoned business leader, sustainable power advisor and as a board member,” added Jason Sparaga, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Spark Power Corp., “Ron’s commitment to delivering customer choice, driving business development, and taking advantage of the momentum that our industry is experiencing makes him the perfect candidate for this role.”
In connection with this announcement, Ron has also resigned as an independent director from the board of Spark Power Group Inc.
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