DNV KEMA Expands Management with Addition of Russ Perkins as Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales

Experienced global sales professional joins leading energy consulting firm’s Americas’ Division.

Roswell, GA, August 16, 2012 --(PR.com)-- DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, a leading global authority on energy consulting, testing, and certification, today announced that Russ Perkins has joined its executive management team as senior vice president of marketing and sales for the Americas’ region.

DNV KEMA’s chief operating officer for the Americas, Hugo van Nispen, said that Perkins brings an action-oriented vision to strengthen the organization’s market leadership while meeting strategic sales and growth objectives.

“Russ’s proven ability to drive strategic marketing and sales initiatives across multiple channels and departments will be a key for our organization,” said van Nispen. “His success in building long-term, sustainable business models falls right in line with DNV KEMA’s mission and goals for the future, and we are thrilled to have him join our team.”

Prior to joining DNV KEMA, Perkins served as a director of GOSI sales within BMC Software, Inc., where he significantly exceeded annual fiscal quotas and managed some of the company’s largest sales efforts. Previously, he held senior sales positions at Computer Associates, Inc.; Ernst & Young, LLP; and AT&T Solutions. He obtained his bachelor of science degree in mathematics from the University of Vermont.

“I am excited to join DNV KEMA and to work closely with the various department executives to identify and develop marketing and sales opportunities that advance the company’s innovative client solutions,” said Perkins. “The energy industry is an exciting and ever-changing field that I am eagerly looking forward to joining.”

About DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability
DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of nearly 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification. As an objective and impartial knowledge-based company, we advise and support organizations along the energy value chain: producers, suppliers, & end-users of energy; equipment manufacturers; as well as government bodies, corporations, and non-governmental organizations. DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability is part of DNV, a global provider of services for managing risk with more than 10,000 employees in over 100 countries. For more information on DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, visit www.dnvkema.com.
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