Jan Blittersdorf Named CEO of NRG

first_imgJan Blittersdorf Named CEO of NRGHinesburg, VT–Jan Blittersdorf, former vice president and chief financialofficer for NRG Systems, has been named president and chief executiveofficer of the Hinesburg company. As president/CEO, Jan concentrates onoverall company management and strategy development, helping to determineNRG’s role in the global wind energy industry. Jan replaces DavidBlittersdorf, founder and former president of NRG Systems, as CEO. Davidwill concentrate on product engineering and design as director ofengineering.Jan officially joined NRG Systems in 1987, focusing on the operational andfinancial side of the business. As the company grew, Jan took over thehuman resources function of NRG. She developed a hiring process thatmatches prospective employees with NRG’s corporate culture. She alsodesigned an employee benefits program and incentive program that includesa monthly cash profit sharing plan, paid sabbatical and other perks. Heremphasis on financial integrity and workplace quality has been rewarded bya loyal, highly motivated 43-person team, which is expected to more thandouble in five years.NRG’s recently completed manufacturing facility and office building, amodel in sustainable design and energy efficiency, will accommodate thecompany’s expected growth and provide employees a healthier workenvironment. Jan’s success in fostering company growth and managing NRG’sfinancial prosperity was instrumental in its selection as a Deane C. DavisVermont Business of the Year and as the Small Business Administration’sNew England 2003 Exporter of the Year.Jan is on the board of directors for the Vermont Businesses for SocialResponsibility (VBSR), is a board member of the Child Care Fund of Vermontand is on the Board of Advisors for the School of Business at theUniversity of Vermont. She received bachelor’s degrees in humandevelopment and professional nursing from the University of Vermont. JanBlittersdorf resides in Charlotte with husband, David, and their twochildren, Alyssa and Evan.NRG Systems, founded in 1982 by David Blittersdorf, manufactures windenergy measurement systems for the global wind industry. Its product lineincludes complete wind assessment systems, towers, instruments, sensorsand accessories. NRG products can be found on every continent in more than100 countries, serving electric utilities, wind farm developers, researchinstitutes, government agencies, universities and homeowners. For moreinformation, visit www.nrgsystems.com(link is external).last_img read more