HOUSTON, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Orbital Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OEG) (“OEG” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of the Honorable La Doris (Dot) Harris as Chief Diversity Officer and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its subsidiary Orbital Solar Services (OSS), effective October 1, 2021.
“We are proud to announce the appointment of Point Harris to lead our diversity and renewable energy strategies. Dot is an incredibly accomplished leader with extensive experience in the energy sector and diversity, making her an ideal choice to lead our renewable energy and diversity strategies, ”said Jim o’neil, Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of OEG. “Having served as Chief Diversity Officer for the United States Department of Energy (DOE) during the Obama administration, she has valuable information we can benefit from as OEG strives to make meaningful progress in providing employment opportunities for disadvantaged people and continuing to reduce the country’s carbon footprint. We look forward to leveraging Dot’s knowledge and leadership to set the bar high for our environmental, social and governance (ESG) achievements in the industries we serve. “
Hon. Harris has over 30 years of leadership and executive management experience in the private and public sectors. Ms. Harris served as Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, which included the role of Chief Diversity Officer at DOE, during the Presidency that of Barack Obama administration. Throughout his career, the Hon. Harris has held positions ranging from engineer to business executive. She was an executive at General Electric (GE), leading several of its energy and industrial systems companies. Previously, Ms. Harris was the first African-American woman to work at ABB, Inc., the world’s largest electrical engineering company. She also spent twelve years at Westinghouse Electric, where she was named the youngest African-American manager in the history of its Nuclear Services division.
Hon. Harris holds a bachelor’s degree in electricity Engineering University of Caroline from the south and a master’s degree in technology Management of Polytechnic University of the South. She holds honorary doctorates from Chicago State University and Clark University of Atlanta.
“The Board of Directors and I are very pleased to welcome an experienced industry professional such as Dot to the OEG team,” said Guillaume Clough, executive chairman of OEG and CLO. “She brings considerable expertise in areas vital to OEG, particularly in our diversity efforts and initiatives to expand our solar division. She is a seasoned leader in the energy industry with an exceptional grid and understanding of the fundamentals. Of the industry.”
“Hon. Point Harris is unmistakably a phenomenon in the energy sector, with a proven track record of contributions at the highest levels fostering diversity in workforce development, energy economic development and STEM education for young people Said the congressman Bobby L. Rush, Chairman of the House Energy Committee and the Trade Energy Subcommittee. “I have witnessed his exceptional skill and dedication as we worked together to craft legislation to help minorities and under-represented groups pursue careers in the clean energy sector. Hon Harris’ His wealth of knowledge of the energy sector and his vast experience in the private and public sectors – including as one of the longest-serving and senior black officials in the Department of Energy – make him she a leading talent in the energy world. OEG is really lucky to have him in its ranks. She is an excellent choice for both of these key positions. “
“I have had the privilege of working with Dot for many years and have always found her to be a great leader and a trusted partner. Over the course of her career, she has not only demonstrated her commitment to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the energy industry, but has led to real change. I am grateful for his contributions to date and look forward to his continued success and lasting impact on our field, ”said Jack (Jay) Sutton, SVP & COO, Southern Company Gas.
Hon. Harris commented, “I am delighted to join a progressive, growth-oriented company such as OEG, whose recent performance I have watched with great interest. reach of OEG’s diversity programs as it increases its business footprint in the infrastructure services sector, one of the fastest growing energy sectors. “
About Orbital Energy Group, Inc.
Orbital Energy Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: OEG) creates a diversified energy services platform through the acquisition and development of innovative companies. Orbital Energy’s business group includes Orbital Power Services, Orbital Solar Services, Orbital Telecom Services and Orbital Gas Systems.
Orbital Power Services provides engineering, construction, maintenance and emergency response solutions to the electricity, utility and intermediary markets.
Orbital Solar Services provides engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) expertise in the renewable energy sector and has established relationships with solar developers and panel manufacturers in the large-scale solar market.
Orbital Telecom Services, operating as Gibson Technical Services, has nationwide sites equipped to effectively support multi-vendor OEM technology environments and off-site facility construction operations as needed with services specializing in broadband, wireless, outdoor facility and building technologies, including healthcare.
Orbital Gas Systems has been a leader for 30 years in innovative gas solutions, serving the energy, electricity and processing markets through the design, installation and commissioning of sampling systems, measurement and distribution of industrial gases.
As a publicly traded company, Orbital Energy is dedicated to maximizing shareholder value. Most importantly, our commitment to conducting our business with a high level of integrity, respect and philanthropic dedication enables the organization to make a difference in the lives of its customers, employees, investors and the global community.
For more information, please visit: www.orbitalenergygroup.com
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