Conservation Services Group (CSG) appointed Michael J. Dieter as executive vice president of software and technology, according to CEO Stephen L. Cowell.
In this new position, Dieter will oversee CSG’s rapidly expanding information technology division and the development of a new information systems vision for the national energy services firm. Dieter is a member of CSG’s Executive Committee and will work out of the firm’s corporate headquarters in Westborough, Mass.
Dieter brings more than 20 years of solid technology and management experience to CSG. Throughout his career, he has held several chief technology officer (CTO) positions and has a strong record of developing and overseeing many successful software products and systems. His CTO experience includes seven years at HOMEDIRECT USA, where he served on the executive staff of that supply chain company.
Previously, Dieter was CTO of Clicklogistics of Billerica, Mass., where he developed the company’s first Web-based transportation order management system. Dieter also served as CTO of Nationstreet, an Internet capital funded start-up in Milford, Mass., and was a senior vice president of information technology in the Boston office of Putnam Investments. He began his career as a senior software engineer at Centerline Inc.
Dieter’s appointment as executive vice president of software and technology signifies a new era for CSG, Cowell said.
“As our company grows and our technology needs become more complex, someone with Mike’s experience and vision will ensure optimal IT products, systems and services for our ever growing number of employees and our valued clients from coast to coast.”
Dieter is a member of the Project Management Institute, where he attained his PMP certification. He graduated from the University of Hartford, Conn., with a Bachelor of Science and attended graduate computer science courses at the University of Massachusetts. Dieter is a native of Norwalk, Conn.
Founded in 1984, CSG provides energy savings strategies, program design, management services and technologies to utilities, government agencies, energy services companies, public housing authorities and other groups. CSG employs nearly 650 staffers nationwide and is headquartered in Westborough, Mass.