“I’ve led successful go-to-market strategies and sales teams, from startups to established firms for over 20 years,” said Sherwood. “A large part of my success stems from using data to drive outcomes that are good for both our business and our customers. I am excited to lead the North Americas sales team for Centrica Business Solutions and deliver the insights and solutions our customers are looking for, while supporting Centrica’s focus to shape a low carbon future.”
Prior to joining Centrica Business Solutions, Kate was senior director of grid modernization at 3M, where she led the introduction of new data-enhanced material science solutions into the global utility & critical infrastructure markets. Prior to 3M, Kate spent over a decade in the solar and energy storage industries, where she held leadership roles with Advanced Microgrid Solutions, SolarCity, Recurrent Energy, and SunPower. Prior to solar, she spent over a decade in finance, marketing, and strategy consulting with the U.S. Department of Justice, Sun Microsystems, and Accenture.
“Kate is the type of leader Centrica Business Solutions needs. She has an impressive background of originating new business and leading high performing sales teams,” said Stephen Prince, Head of Centrica Business Solutions North America. “Her passion for the profitable implementation of renewable energy and sustainability solutions for customers will play an integral role in supporting the North America growth agenda. I’m excited to welcome Kate to my management team.”
Kate holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a BS cum laude from George Mason University in Virginia. She resides in Austin, Texas with her entrepreneur spouse and sons.
About Centrica Business Solutions
Centrica Business Solutions is part of Centrica plc – an international energy and services company dedicated to satisfying the changing needs of its customers. Centrica Business Solutions has been established to help customers gain competitive advantage from energy, building intelligent end-to-end energy solutions that power performance, and resilience. Through Centrica we also provide energy trading services, and supply energy through Direct Energy in North America, British Gas in the UK, and Bord Gais in Ireland. To learn more about Centrica Business Solutions, please visit www.centricabusinesssolutions.com.
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