SEATTLE, January 30, 2009--UtilX® Corporation, a company specializing in life-extension and online condition assessment technologies for power cable systems, welcomes a new president and CEO to the company, John Connolly.
Connolly is a power industry veteran with 23 years at ABB in various executive positions, and he was most recently Sr. VP of Operations for Coe Manufacturing in Portland, Oregon.
Former President & CEO, Tom Van Horn, is joining InfrastruX Group, the construction services holding company of which UtilX is a subsidiary, as an Executive Vice President for strategy, technology, and business development. Van Horn states, “I am very pleased to have an executive with John Connolly's experience and expertise join UtilX to build upon the momentum of our record year in 2008 and to continue our global expansion.”
Connolly notes, “In the past 20 years, UtilX has rejuvenated over 80 million feet of power cable for hundreds of customers. UtilX has saved its customers around the world over $1 billion, reducing capital costs for utilities and industrials while improving cable system reliability. I look forward to leading such a fine organization and continuing to serve our customers with high quality, cost-saving reliability solutions.”
UtilX, an InfrastruX Group company, offers its proprietary, patented CableCURE® injection service and CableWISE® online cable condition assessment service throughout the United States, and it serves international customers through subsidiaries and licensees in dozens of countries on six continents. For more information about UtilX Corporation or CableCURE injection and CableWISE diagnostic technology, please visit: www.utilx.com or call 800-252-0556 in the United States and 253-395-0200 from outside the U.S.