Successful Searches in the Power and Utilities Industry

Power & Utilities

Preng & Associates brings significant experience and global resources to the recruitment of executives and senior leaders for the utility, power and clean technology sectors.  Our knowledge and insight on the issues facing the industry make us not only the preferred boutique energy search firm, but also a strategic partner in solving complex talent issues. We have conducted global searches for companies operating in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Africa.

Our global team of experts based in London, Chicago and Houston partner with a wide range of companies. These range from start-up to small-mid size, to mature Fortune 100 and FTSE/AIM and other globally listed companies.  Our clients include:

  • Investor-owned electric & gas utilities
  • Municipal and public power utilities
  • Independent generators
  • Clean technology /renewable companies
  • Nuclear Power Generators
  • Transmission System Operators (e.g., RTOs/ISOs/TSOs)
  • Energy retailers
  • Water, waste and energy management services companies
  • Private-equity portfolio companies
  • Infrastructure investment funds
  • Technology and equipment suppliers serving the utility and power sector

We have a track record of successfully recruiting:

  • Independent Directors and Chairman
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Executive Committee Members, and
  • Functional Executives, including:
    • Operations
    • Engineering & Technical
    • Technology/cyber-security
    • Power Trading
    • Regulatory
    • Human Resources

Our consultants have worked directly in the industry and bring a first-hand view of this evolving sector.  Because of this, we have successfully conducted hundreds of searches and have provided guidance and counsel to leading companies around the world.


View Partial list of our Power & Utility Placements

Executive Management
Chief Executive Officer
President & Chief Executive Officer
President – Energy Trading & Marketing
Chief Operating Officer
Partner – National Utility Practice
Chief Information Officer
Chief Legal Counsel
Chief Nuclear Officer
Chief Customer Officer

Chief Financial Officer
VP – Project Finance
VP- Project Economics
Director Structure & Finance

Operations & Technical
SVP – Asset Optimization
SVP – Generation
Global Director – Operations & Maintenance
Director – Fuel Supply
Director – Energy Management
Director – Projects
Director – Turbine Engineering
Sr. Consultant – Global Engineering
GM – Power Generation
Sr. Manager – Energy Services

Marketing & Staff
EVP – Power Trading
Director – International Project Structuring
GM – International Development
Commercial Developer – LNG
SVP – Human Resources
Director – Human Resources
Director – Administration
Sr. Manager – International Human Resources