PureSky Energy Welcomes Chris Howson as New Chief Financial Officer


Denver, CO (Mar. 19, 2024, 9 a.m. MST) PureSky Energy is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Howson as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). With an impressive record of accomplishments in driving financial success and fostering strategic partnerships, Chris brings a wealth of experience to the role.  

Throughout his career, Chris has demonstrated exceptional leadership and financial acumen in various global organizations. As the former Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Renewable Energy Systems America’s, he led teams focused on financial planning and accounting, strategic planning, risk management, project finance, mergers and acquisitions and information technology.  

Prior to his role at RES, Chris held key positions at Newmont Mining Corp., where he led regional financial operations and significantly enhanced enterprise value through post-acquisition integration, strategic planning and operational efficiency initiatives.  

In addition to his corporate experience, Chris has also made significant contributions during his tenure at KPMG LLP, where he led the Denver Advisory Services practice, working with global Fortune 500 and mid-market companies on projects related to corporate governance, risk management, process improvement and mergers and acquisitions. 

"We are thrilled to welcome Chris to the PureSky Energy team," said Jared Donald, President and CEO of PureSky Energy. "His proven track record of financial leadership and strategic vision will be invaluable as we continue to grow and innovate in the renewable energy sector."  

Nicole LeBlanc, COO of PureSky Energy, added, "Chris's expertise in driving operational efficiencies and his ability to build high-performing teams make him the ideal candidate to lead our finance department. We look forward to working closely with him to achieve our strategic objectives."  

As PureSky Energy's new CFO, Howson will oversee financial operations, strategic planning and business performance improvement initiatives. His core qualifications in operational improvements and mergers and acquisitions will play a crucial role in supporting the company's continued financial growth.

"I am excited to join PureSky Energy at such a pivotal time in the renewable energy industry," said Chris Howson. "I look forward to working with the team to drive financial excellence and contribute to the company's continued success." 

About PureSky Energy: 
PureSky Energy is a leading developer, owner, and operator of US community solar, C&I and storage projects with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. Since entering the US market in 2016, the company has rapidly expanded its scale and currently operates a portfolio with generation capacity of approximately 233MW across 44 sites or under-construction projects expected to be completed in the short term. The company has a large pipeline of solar and battery storage projects across existing and new US markets, placing the platform in a primary position within the distributed generation market. The company’s mission is to make clean energy accessible and affordable to local communities across the United States, while shaping a brighter, more sustainable future for generations to come. 
Website: www.pureskyenergy.com  
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