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Enel X names Panditi to head North America unit

Longtime IT executive Surya Panditi as been named as head of energy services firm Enel X North America.

Enel X is Italian utility and global energy firm Enel’s business line focused on digital and energy services in cities, homes, industries and electric mobility markets. The company has more than 6 GW of demand response capacity managed in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania.

“The North American energy landscape is becoming increasingly more digital as new services and innovative solutions are introduced to the market,” Panditi said in a statement. “Enel X is at the forefront of this industry transformation and I cannot think of a more exciting time to be joining the company. I look forward to bringing my experience to help accelerate this change and further fuel Enel X’s success in North America.”

He has more than 25 years of experience in data networking, telecommunications and enterprise software. Previously, Panditi was general manager at CA Technologies, and also has worked in leadership roles at Cisco Systems.