Boxborough, MA, May 19, 2003 — Plexus Research Inc., a consulting firm in the energy utility industry, announces the appointment of Eric P. Cody as Vice President and Senior Energy Advisor.
Cody, most recently a Vice President of National Grid USA Service Company, has more than twenty years of wide ranging experience with major electric utilities. Cody’s recent experience at National Grid and Wayfinder Group included IT, business development, AMR justification and technology applications, all of which are recognized core specialties of Plexus Research.
Cody was an officer of several National Grid (New England Electric System) companies for more than a decade. He held officer positions within National Grid’s regulated, unregulated and service companies, and served as New England Electric’s vice president of information technology.
For the past five years, Cody was lead executive for the Wayfinder Group Inc., a consulting practice advising utilities on restructured market operations. At the national level, he was lead consultant and facilitator for the EEI/CUBR Uniform Business Practices (UBP) consensus building process in 1999 and 2000 and a key resource to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association on electricity competition.
Plexus clients will immediately benefit from the addition of Cody’s special skills. These augment the firm’s recognized expertise in the use and application of technology in the energy industry. “Our utility, institutional and supplier clients increasingly must make the right technology decisions in an increasingly complex economic and regulatory universe.” observes Ralph Abbott, Plexus president. “Eric’s unique background and his ability to distill industry complexities into actionable strategy are already proving invaluable to the success of our clients. Plexus’ proven ability to deliver extraordinary value is now stronger than ever before in Plexus’ distinguished twenty-year history.”
About Plexus Research, Inc.
Plexus is an award winning consulting engineering firm that has served the utility industry for 20 years in selected specialties. The firm is the leading consultant in advanced metering and AMR technologies, other customer technologies and related business, financial and strategic issues. Plexus’ clients include utilities, leading technology developers and institutional clients throughout the US and Canada, Europe, South America, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim.
Plexus Research is headquartered in Boxborough, Massachusetts. For more information about Plexus Research and its services call 978-263-6080, email Expert@PlexusResearch.com or visit http://www.PlexusResearch.com.