ULC Robotics, Inc. Appoints Top UK Executive Graeme Cleeton to Serve as Vice President of UK Operations
ULC Robotics, Inc., a leading robotics, energy services, and research and development company focused on the energy and utility industries, recently appointed Mr. Graeme Cleeton to Vice President of United Kingdom Operations.
With more than 30 years of experience in the UK utility industry, Cleeton has an outstanding track record of developing, implementing and delivering first-class strategy and planning for efficiently driving growth and improving company profitability.
“The UK utility networks are constantly searching for innovative solutions that will enhance their asset’s operations, increase safety and minimize impact to the public,” said Gregory Penza, President, and CEO of ULC Robotics, Inc. “With Graeme in place as the VP of Operations, ULC’s UK business efforts will continue to address those needs while developing beneficial, strategic partnerships that will allow our innovative solutions to be successfully deployed for our clients.”
Cleeton’s role as Vice President of UK Operations will include managing ULC’s well-established CISBOT field operations, client relations, and developing new markets and driving business growth across the UK. Cleeton’s extensive background will be paramount in successfully implementing the groundbreaking CIRRIS XI™ Inspection Robot and CIRRIS XR™ Repair Robot into business-as-usual operation for UK gas networks.
“With my experience working in the UK utility industry, progressing from working in the field to leading businesses for nationally recognized clients and reputable contractors, I am extremely excited to come to such a fantastic company with endless opportunities to change the way our sector operates,” said Cleeton. “My initial focus will be to ensure ULC Robotics’ products and services are deployed with the highest degree of success.”
Cleeton has also held executive positions with Northern Gas Networks and Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions. Cleeton will be based out of ULC’s UK headquarters in Dartford, Kent.
About ULC Robotics, Inc.
ULC Robotics, Inc. is a leader in developing and deploying innovative technology and processes that help pipeline operators and energy companies repair, inspect and assess their infrastructure. The deployment of ULC Robotics’ range of products and services helps to eliminate costly and disruptive excavation while eliminating gas leaks, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving efficiency.
Both ULC Robotics and their clients have shared accolades for developing some of the most innovative products in the energy industry. Recognition includes a 2016 and 2014 Top 50 Global Robotics Companies by Robotics Business Review, Robotics Business Review 2015 Game Changer Award in Construction, Mining, and Energy, and the 2016 and 2014 Energy Innovation Award for enabling gas utilities to deliver a safe and reliable supply of energy to customers. For more information on ULC Robotics, Inc. and its products and services, please visit www.ulcrobotics.com