Pieter Coetzee has recently been appointed as the senior director responsible for smart grid enterprise solutions for the EMEA region. In this capacity, he is part of Itron’s global smart grid solution team.
Mr Coetzee has 17 years of experience in the utility and metering industry, starting his career in Cape Town, South Africa. In the organization that later became Itron, he held a variety of positions, with responsibilities in Research and Development and Operations. When Actaris was acquired by Itron, he moved to Europe in 2007 to head up the Itron International electricity marketing division.
Mr Coetzee is a qualified industrial-electronics engineer, completing his degree at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.