ALPHARETTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/12 -- ista North America, one of the largest and most successful Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) providers for competitive energy retailers in the US market, announces the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer Mark Ianni.
Ianni comes to ista North America from the retail energy provider Gexa Energy, where he served as company President since 2007. Prior to that, Mark was President of FPL Fibernet for two years and held various leadership positions at General Electric Capital in Canada and in the USA from 1994 to 2005.
'In Mark Ianni, we have found a highly qualified leader who possesses profound knowledge of the American energy industry,' said Walter Schmidt, CEO of ista International. 'Based on his deep understanding and years of sales experience in highly competitive markets, Mark is very familiar with our customers' needs. With his leadership and insight, we will be able to capitalize on future opportunities in the fast growing BPO market while continuing to build on the company's tradition of excellence.'
'I am very excited to be joining the ista team. ista is the recognized and highly innovative outsource service provider in the retail energy market. We will further expand our presence and services in all markets to enable our customers to grow their business,' says Mark Ianni.
Ianni will succeed Rüdiger Neubauer, who has led the company for more than 10 years and is responsible for establishing ista North America as one of the largest and most successful BPO providers for energy retailers in the US. Neubauer will now lead the sales divisions of EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) and CIS (Customer Information Systems) as Senior Vice President.
About ista North America
ista North America is one of the largest and most successful Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) providers for competitive energy retailers in the US market. Our clients benefit from many years of experience in energy billing and management solutions which help their customers reduce energy costs and carbon footprint. With award-winning technology and innovative services, ista is the ideal BPO partner for fast growing energy companies.
ista is the world's leading company for metering, billing and management of energy, water and ancillary costs.The global company with more than 4500 employees operates in 25 countries and services more than 11 million meter points. Learn more: www.ista-na.com.