NextEra Energy names Naren Gursahaney to board

NextEra Energy announced the appointment of Naren Gursahaney to its board of directors.

“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Naren to the board of NextEra Energy,” said Jim Robo, chairman and CEO of NextEra Energy. “His strong leadership and extensive experience in driving growth through innovation, operational excellence and financial discipline will be beneficial as we continue to distinguish NextEra Energy as the largest clean energy company in North America.”

Gursahaney is the president and CEO, and a member of the board of directors, of The ADT Corp., a leading provider of electronic security, interactive home and business automation and monitoring services for residences and small businesses in North America. Prior to ADT’s separation from Tyco in September 2012, he served as president of Tyco’s ADT North American Residential business segment and was previously president of Tyco Security Solutions. Gursahaney joined Tyco in 2003 as senior vice president of operational excellence. He then served as president of Tyco Engineered Products and Services and its Flow Control business.

Prior to joining Tyco, Gursahaney spent 10 years in leadership roles at General Electric, including general management, marketing, business development and information technology. He was president of GE Medical Systems Asia, chief information officer of GE Medical Systems and vice president of service for GE Medical Systems Asia. Before GE, he served with global consulting firm Booz Allen & Hamilton and began his career as an engineer with Westinghouse Electric in the U.S. and Israel.

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