Landis+Gyr consolidates to serve you better
May 22, 2008
The traditional UK prepayment market is moving rapidly towards the adoption of smart metering, driven by the development of new technologies and by the Government’s goal of increasing energy efficiency, while continental Europe has seen a similar growth rate. As a result, Landis+Gyr has taken the decision to merge its UK and prepayment units with its European business, creating a new division, EMEA.
The reorganization will allow us to offer all of our customers across the region an unparalleled service. This strengthens co-ordination and communication between teams and facilitates the roll-out of smart metering across the entire region.
Offering our customers what they want
Ad van der Meys, Executive Vice President EMEA said, “Landis+Gyr’s objective is to make sure that we continue to offer our customers exactly what they need, now and in the future. Reorganizing the business will help us to do so, ensuring that we have the best possible structure in place and allowing us to share experience and skills across the division.”
“Over time, we want to strengthen our position as the advanced metering management market leader, delivering both economic benefits for our customers and environmental benefits for society. This move helps us to achieve these targets.”
Taking the lead
As a part of the move, Ad van der Meys has been appointed as Executive Vice President in charge of EMEA. Mr. van der Meys has an impressive track record in executive management in the telecommunications industry having previously worked at both Deutsche Telekom and British Telecom. He also holds experience in marketing, sales and general management within the financial services industry.