Itron Names New CEO

Liberty Lake, Washington-based Itron said this morning that it has named Philip Mezey as its new President and CEO. Mezey suceeds LeRoy Nosbaum. Mezey was most recently President and COO of Itron's global Energy segment, and also has served in a long list of other roles for the company. He joined Itron in 2003, when the company acquired Silicon Energy. Itron also named John Holleran as EVP and COO for the firm's global Energy and Water segments; he has been at Itron, but previously served at Boise Cascade Corporation. Itron is a manufacturer of smart utility meters.