PrimeStone Announces Major Expansion Into North American Market


ATLANTAOct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PrimeStone, a leading data collection and analytics software company, announces its launch into the North American market with the opening of its United States headquarters in Atlanta and the appointment of Andrew Schechter as the vice president of sales for the U.S. and Canada.

With the established infrastructure for U.S. operations, PrimeStone can further serve and grow its utility customer base in the region as part of its continuing global expansion.  The PrimeStone innovative suite of software, currently serving over 190 utility customers in 26 countries, combines data collection and analytics in one single platform that provides utilities with timely data, improved quality and control, and increased operational reliability.

Schechter, an industry veteran with more than 15 years of experience as an executive in the energy and IT space, will spearhead PrimeStone's advancements in North America.  A former vice president of sales for ista North America and sales director at Aclara, he will be a part of PrimeStone's executive team and responsible for sales development and sales team management.

"PrimeStone has a long track record of creating value while providing top customer service for utility customers worldwide," said Schechter. "As we focus on growing our customer base in the U.S., our innovative suite of data collection, data analytics, and management software, alongside our technical customer support and depth of expertise, will be the foundation for moving us forward.  I am excited to join the PrimeStone team of utility professionals and help our existing and future customers."

"We continue to see demand for our solutions grow and I am delighted that we are able to bring in a top industry executive, like Andrew, to help us meet this demand," said PrimeStone CEO Jose Gaviria. "With a number of major customer implementations already underway, I believe that success in the U.S. market will be impactful to our continued growth over the next 3-5 years and beyond."

About PrimeStone
PrimeStone's innovative software combines data collection and analytics in one single platform providing utilities with timely data, improved quality and control, and operational reliability. Since 1990, PrimeStone customers all over the world have relied on our suite of data software products with embedded actionable reporting to make key energy decisions. For more information please