HR Notices From July 16

Empower Energies Adds Industry Veterans Dan Bove and Mike Wright: Troy-based Empower Energies, a renewable energy management company, announced the hiring of Dan Bove as vice president of operations and performance management and Mike Wright as vice president of marketing. Bove has served in executive positions at flagship renewable energy companies that serve a global customer base. These organizations include BP Solar International, SunEdison, and most recently, UR Solar Power, where he managed national solar installations sold through The Home Depot. Earlier in his career, Bove held senior positions consulting for Oracle ERP Systems and in operations management for Draeger Safety, a global equipment manufacturer. Wright brings over 25 years of experience to Empower Energies, where he will lead the organization’s marketing, media, and public relations initiatives. Wright’s renewable energy experience also includes consulting work for Amonix, BIPV Inc., The Institute of Energy Conversion at the University of Delaware, Integrated Solar Technology, Motech, SunWorks, and Trinity Solar. His career extends beyond renewable energy companies. Wright led a Midwest advertising agency for 10 years, where he served an array of customers in banking, health care, manufacturing, education, and building products, as well as gas and electric utilities. Since then he has served as the chief marketing executive for four global companies and has led marketing groups and distribution channels in 23 countries. Empower Energies is focused on commercial-scale renewable energy, enterprise energy management, and clean transport infrastructure for General Motors and other industrial customers, both in the United States and internationally. More information about Empower Energies can be found at


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