Aclara announces election of new chief financial officer
Aclara Technologies has officially appointed Kurt Bruenning as the company's chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance, accounting, information technology, and legal functions.
ST. LOUIS, MO, March 3, 2015 -- Aclara Technologies LLC, a provider of smart infrastructure technologies for water, gas and electric utilities, has officially appointed Kurt Bruenning as the company's chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance, accounting, information technology, and legal functions.
Bruenning has an extensive leadership background with more than 17 years of experience in corporate finance, accounting, capital markets, treasury, mergers and acquisitions, risk management, public reporting, financial planning and analysis, operations finance, and private equity transactions.
Most recently, Bruenning served as vice president of finance and treasury, responsible for all aspects of corporate finance at Foresight Energy LP. Previously, he was vice president and treasurer at MEMC Electronic Materials, where he led global finance, treasury, credit, and global capital planning and analysis.
"Kurt brings a wealth of expertise leading and managing financial functions in large and growing businesses," said Allan Connolly, Aclara president and chief executive officer. "His knowledge and experience will provide financial and strategic leadership to expand our customer base and develop smart infrastructure solutions that add intelligence to areas of utility distribution networks that are now dark."
Bruenning holds a Master of Business Administration from St. Louis University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
Aclara Technologies LLC is a world-class supplier of smart infrastructure technologies to water, gas, and electric utilities globally. Over 500 utilities in nine countries rely on proven Aclara solutions to connect with their customers. Aclara is owned by Sun Capital Partners. For more information, visit www.Aclara.com.