Transparent Energy deepens renewable energy leadership and capabilities with strategic senior hires

National leader

Transparent Energy is a national leader in auction-based energy procurement. It announced hiring two highly regarded industry veterans. Annette Durnack, Executive Vice President of Sales, and Jeremy Lo, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development. This is to enhance its capabilities and leadership in providing energy transition services to large Fortune 1000 companies. It also strengthens its business development, sales, and operations functions. Durnack and Lo’s experience and expertise will help Transparent Energy meet growing demand. As the procurement of renewables, electricity, and natural gas increases complexity and strategic impact for companies and institutions across the United States.

Annette Durnack, executive vice president of Sales

Annette Durnack began her career in the retail energy sector at Niagara Mohawk. She helped PPL EnergyPlus launch its retail electric supply business. And most recently, she led commercial energy sales at Yardi. Where she drove sales of energy management software and carbon tracking for large commercial real estate clients. Durnack prides himself on leading by example and managing high-performing teams.

Annette expressed, “I joined Transparent Energy because I believe our unique value proposition is unmatched in the industry. By providing large energy buyers with an objective, competitive and transparent process for energy procurement through a consultative approach and subject matter experts. We take the complexity out of energy procurement and turn it into savings for our customers. I am very impressed with the Transparent Energy team: innovative, passionate, and dedicated professionals. Who work hard to do the right thing for clients using a technology-driven approach that delivers the best results in the industry. These are just a couple of reasons I joined the team here. And I’m looking forward to helping the company and our customers thrive in this new energy era where sustainability is paramount.”


Jeremy Lo, executive vice president of Corporate Development

Jeremy Lo joins Transparent Energy from ENGIE North America, where he served as Director of Corporate Development Services. Here he reported directly to the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Chief Strategy Officer, and Chief Human Resources Officer on renewable energy, energy risk management, and procurement activities. Before ENGIE, Lo structured critical national accounts, led pricing, and managed the supply portfolio at GDF Suez Energy. He began his career at Enron and Entergy, where he established his risk management and reporting expertise.

The executive vice president of corporate development at Transparent Energy commented: “After more than 20 years in the energy sector. In a variety of strategic roles, I continue to find this business exciting, innovative, and vitally important. So when I had the opportunity to see Transparent Energy up close – and understand the opportunity ahead – I thought to myself, ‘I could make an impact here.'”

Paul Shagawat, co-founder and managing partner of Transparent Energy, concluded: “We are more than delighted to continue to attract exceptional talent from the energy sector to join Transparent Energy as a national leader. Annette and Jeremy are pioneers, leaders, and proven professionals. They filled their long careers with successes in growing companies and national accounts. Exemplify entrepreneurial spirit and innovation, and highlight ingenuity and integrity. We couldn’t be more excited to have them on board and for what the future holds for Transparent Energy and our clients.”

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