Media Release: Evergen announces new Chief Commercial Officer Cameron Young
Infra-tech energy business and the provider of Australia’s only CSIRO-developed, intelligent energy management system, Evergen, has announced the appointment of new Chief Commercial Officer Cameron Young. An experienced executive, Cameron will be responsible for developing large scale commercial opportunities for deployment of Evergen technology
With more than 15 years working in innovative organisations, Cameron has significant experience in driving commercial outcomes for numerous high growth organisations in both Australia and the UK. Cameron’s experience extends across multiple industries including AgTech and MarTech.
Cameron joins Evergen post a stint as Managing Director at AgTech company FarmBot where he was responsible for delivering growth strategies, new commercial partnerships and raising capital. Prior to this, Cameron founded and was Managing Director of multimedia technology platform BRR Media in the UK, which he successfully sold within five years to return to Australia.
Evergen CEO Ben Hutt said Cameron is a very experienced senior executive who has specialised knowledge that will accelerate the company’s growth.
“Cameron has driven energy networks locally and globally, utilising our technology reduce energy costs and carbon emissions whilst improving the reliability of energy networks and services.”
Commenting on his appointment, Cameron said “I am thrilled to be stepping into this new position in a rapidly growing sustainable energy company. There seems to be an inevitability around the transition to sustainable energy and it’s great to be in a position to contribute to that.
“We have a plethora of large scale commercial and investment opportunities and I look forward to working with our key strategic partners and investors to achieve the best outcomes for Evergen and its stakeholders.”
Evergen deploys integrated energy systems, combining solar power and battery technology in commercial and residential contexts, to reduce the cost of electricity bills for Australians. Its technology delivers significant savings to customers of on average 80 per cent of energy costs and it supports distributed energy networks through VPPs and other commercial structures.
Evergen offers residents and businesses AMP Capital, Evergen was founded with the vision of lowering the cost of energy for all Australians, using clean, renewable power and intelligent technology. Evergen designs and installs energy systems comprising of solar power, batteries and intelligent energy management software developed and backed by the CSIRO. Interconnected with the grid, customers have the ability to store solar power for when it’s needed and provide a cleaner and more reliable electricity system. Evergen is a multi-award-winning business that has earned a CSIRO Entrepreneurship Award, awarded the 2018 Optus My Business Awards Energy Business of the Year, and debuted on the Financial Review Fast Starters 2018 list. For more information, visit www.evergen.com.au.
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