Robert Scheuermann Appointed President of SoCore Energy
Chicago, IL – January 25, 2016 – SoCore Energy LLC, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Edison International (NYSE: EIX), announced that Robert Scheuermann has been named president of the company, effective today. Scheuermann is currently chief financial officer of SoCore and has been serving as interim president since December 2015.
Scheuermann will lead Chicago-based SoCore, one of the nation’s largest solar energy providers, which focuses on solar and distributed generation solutions for commercial and industrial applications, as well as electric co-operatives. Scheuermann joined SoCore in 2012 and is part of the leadership team that oversees the strategic development of hundreds of installations across 17 states.
Scheuermann brings more than 15 years of power industry and renewable energy experience to SoCore, including leadership positions at Wind Capital Group and ABN AMRO Bank’s Structured Funding & Investments Group. He led multiple financing activities across the sector and while at ABN AMRO Bank, Rob spent eight years in the Power & Utilities group focused on project finance and M&A advisory.
“At SoCore, we have a strong business, great capabilities and a powerful platform to meet the growing needs of customers in the solar and distributed energy space,” said Scheuermann. “I am excited to continue building on our success in a rapidly evolving marketplace.”
“We have an outstanding team at SoCore and we work to create some of the strongest customer relationships in the market,” he added. “Building on that base is central to our continued growth, and I am honored to lead a company with such a solid foundation.”
“Rob’s industry expertise and disciplined approach to growth will help ensure SoCore’s continued success,” said Ron Litzinger, chairman of SoCore Energy and president of Edison Energy Group, the parent company of SoCore. “He brings a unique combination of skills and experience essential to meeting the changing needs of the market and expanding relationships that support long-term growth.”
Scheuermann holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in Business from Indiana University. He is a CFA Charterholder and an Illinois registered CPA.
About SoCore Energy
SoCore Energy (www.SoCoreEnergy.com) is a market leader in commercial and industrial solar portfolio development. With hundreds of solar solutions designed and installed across 17 states, SoCore offers multisite retailers, REITs and industrial companies portfolio-wide solar solutions that provide energy cost savings and carbon reduction opportunities. As a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Edison International, SoCore combines Edison’s Fortune 500 stability with entrepreneurial creativity in order to provide energy solutions that its customers genuinely want and need.
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