Senior executive moves at Bord Gáis Energy

17 January, 2022


17 January 2022: Bord Gáis Energy has announced changes to its executive management team with the appointment of Teresa Purtill to the newly created role of Director of Services and Solutions, and Colin Bebbington as Director of Energy, Marketing and Data.  

Teresa joined Bord Gáis Energy in 2015 as Customer & Field Operations Director, with responsibility for driving the company’s customer experience strategy, business excellence and strategic programme delivery.  In her new role as Director of Services and Solutions, Teresa will spearhead the growth of Bord Gáis Energy’s services business and drive the revenue and commercial strategies for the organisation.

Prior to joining Bord Gáis Energy, Teresa was Global VP for Customer Care for the Hertz Corporation. Teresa holds an MA in European Integration from the University of Limerick and is a graduate of Wharton Business School Executive Development Program, University of Pennsylvania.

Colin takes on the new role of Director of Energy, Marketing and Data, where he will lead Bord Gáis Energy’s consumer and business energy performance, sales and marketing strategies, and ensure excellence in the company’s data management practices. Colin joined Bord Gáis Energy in 2012, where he first held the role of Residential Category Controller and subsequently Retail Director leading the company’s retail and marketing strategies.

Colin has a wealth of experience in the telecommunications and energy sectors, including senior roles at Vodafone and Meteor. Colin holds a Masters in Strategic Management from University College Dublin and is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin.

Speaking of the moves, Dave Kirwan, Bord Gáis Energy Managing Director says,” It’s an exciting time for the energy industry and we have been reviewing our structures and strategy to ensure we’re well positioned to support our customers on the journey to net zero.  These appointments will be instrumental in ensuring we continue to lead change in our sector through technology, services and innovation that will exceed customer expectations as we transition to a lower carbon future.”

Colin Bebbington, Bord Gáis Energy
Teresa Purtill, Bord Gáis Energy