Following its recent successful funding, ResourceKraft, the energy management and cost control solutions provider, delivering software systems that help businesses in Ireland, UK, Europe and US effectively manage their energy costs, has announced two new appointments to its team. Peter MacNamara has joined ResourceKraft as chairman of the board. He brings a wealth of valuable corporate experience, industry knowledge and contacts from his career in senior management with large multinational corporations throughout Europe. He worked for 10 years with Intel Corporation as managing director of Intel Communications Ireland (Shannon) and most recently serving as director of software alliances for EMEA, based in Switzerland.
Dr James McGreer has joined the ResourceKraft team as sales manager, and will work with customers in promoting the use of ResourceKraft energy management and cost control systems, energy efficiency management processes and be instrumental in the continuous improvement programmes which will underpin their ongoing EN 16001accredition, throughout a wide panorama of energy usage in commercial and manufacturing industries.
Before joining ResourceKraft, James McGreer enjoyed a pivotal international role in the market exploitation of new technologies. Working for BP Chemicals through the seventies and eighties, James McGreer returned to Ireland In 1990, where, on behalf of Enterprise Ireland, he founded the Polymer Development Centre. More recently, as chairman of the Irish Rotational Moulding Association, he initiated programs to reduce the energy usage through ‘smart’ process of measurement and management and ‘smart’ waste heat recovery.
Founded in 2007 by Frank Casey and Liam Relihan following careers in Intel Communications Europe. ResourceKraft provides energy management systems that convey energy cost information through management to the point of use, ensuring energy is managed as a business cost. ResourceKraft is funded by Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity Fund – Kernel Capital, Enterprise Ireland and University of Limerick Foundation.