Houston-based American Electric Technologies Inc. (AETI), a provider of power infrastructure solutions for the traditional and renewable energy industries, has appointed two executives who will focus on accelerating the company's penetration of the wind and solar markets.
John Skibinski joins AETI as vice president of new market development, reporting directly to AETI's new president and CEO, Charles Dauber. Robert Thomson also joins AETI as manager of North American renewable energy services. He will be responsible for building and successfully managing the company's North American wind farm and solar farm start-up and maintenance services.
Skibinski brings 26 years of power-conversion and power-distribution experience to AETI from Eaton Corp. His background in engineering, product marketing and business development will enable AETI to successfully bring to market custom-designed renewable energy solutions.
Thomson joins AETI from Electrical Power Systems, where he was responsible for managing teams that provided start-up and maintenance services for wind farms across the U.S. He also held technical services roles at Johnson Controls, Eaton/Cutler-Hammer Engineering Services and Piper Electric.