geo, a leading provider of smart energy products and services, has announced the appointment of Hugo Le Breton to head up its Benelux operations, a move that reflects the company’s growing expansion internationally.
geo expands international footprint with new head for Benelux region
Hugo Le Breton brings over 20 years of experience in energy and sustainability to his new role. He joins geo from the sustainability advisory organisation Xynteo where he was managing director. He is a specialist in capital project execution and social and environmental impact management, and it is this expertise that will enable him to broaden the scope of geo’s operations in the Benelux countries.
At Xynteo, Hugo Le Breton delivered a series of multi-million euro projects relating to shared value in the oil and gas industry, LNG for shipping, leadership development and sustainable growth in Europe. He has also held roles at Royal Dutch Shell in new business development and risk management.
This appointment reaffirms geo’s commitment to expansion in Europe. The company has recently grown its activities in the Nordics, where it works with energy suppliers to deliver innovative solutions and devices that enable customers to take control of their home energy usage and reduce energy costs. In addition, geo is adding to its Romania-based development team to ensure the flow of new smart energy solutions that meet with customer requirements.
“Hugo brings a wealth of experience that will be invaluable to us as we forge new partnerships and open markets for our devices in the Benelux countries,” said Patrick Caiger-Smith, CEO at geo. “Our strategy has always been to introduce solutions to consumers that help them createactive homes and active grids, wherever they are, and with the help of managers like Hugo, who share this vision, we will continue to expand our footprint across Europe.”
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