ATLANTA, May 22, 2003 — CES International, a developer of operations and network management software for the utility industry, has named industry veteran Walter Kalsow executive vice president of product development and services.
In his new role, Kalsow is responsible for both the research and development and the successful implementation of CES’ Centricity(tm) Operations Resource Management (ORM) and Energy Delivery Management (EDM) software products.
Kalsow brings to CES 16 years of experience in utility and energy applications development and delivery services. Prior to joining CES, Kalsow held a variety of management positions at Siemens in product development, project delivery, marketing and business development.
“Walter brings a wealth of success and experience in software development and project implementation,” remarked Tim Harvey, chief executive officer and president of CES. “Walter’s expertise will help CES achieve new levels of customer service – both in the delivery of applications to existing customers and in the continuing development of new products.”
Kalsow graduated from Luther College in 1986 with majors in computer science and math and with a minor in physics. He received a master’s of science in software engineering from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. Kalsow resides in Dayton, Minn., with his wife and three children. Kalsow is based out of CES International’s Plymouth Minn., office.
About CES International
CES International supplies real-time software solutions to utilities on five continents, serving more than 35 million metered accounts. CES International is the developer of the Centricity operations resource management (ORM) system, which includes the market’s leading outage-management system, and the newly developed Energy Delivery Management (EDM) suite of network-management software. For more information, visit www.ces.com or call 1-800-450-0266.