Richard Gorze, C.E.M.
Track H | Industrial Energy Management
Richard Gorzé has 23+ years in a diverse spectrum of supply and demand-side energypositions from consulting, manufacturing and utilities, managing
energy and carbon at three Fortune 200 companies.
At Eaton Corporation, he manages over $240M in global energy spend for 360+ manufacturing sites, managing the procurement, energy efficiency efforts and renewable projects. Since 2010 have lead the energy efficiency program leading to the completion of 400+ energy projects. While at Eaton he has been a key contributor leading sustainability, energy and greenhouse gas reduction efforts leading to a perfect score of 100 in CDP submittal for 2 of the last 4 years and remaining on the leadership index for last 4 years . In addition, he has lead the development of global sustainable/renewable programs by conducting energy/GHG workshops in Asia, Europe and North America and aided in the development of energy management technology . Lead efforts to implement first large scale deployment of ISO 50001 process in 5 countries and 20 plants followed by 39 energy efficiency site assessments to satisfy the EU-28 mandatory energy efficiency initiative.
Prior to joining Eaton Corporation, he served as NA Energy Manager for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, as consultant, managing the supply-side of energy procurement.
He has also worked with top utilities in the country, development of technology, leading integration and business challenges necessary to bring about
the Smart Grid AMI/AMR deployments while working at Elster Electricity (former ABB / Westinghouse).
Mr. Gorzé holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Akron with honors, and National Institute of Technology - Electrical Engineering, as well as various other certifications including CEM, CSDM, CEM–International and active member of AEE and ISM organizations.