Richard Gorze

Richard Gorze

Global Energy Manager
Eaton Corp.

Richard Gorze has 23-plus years in a diverse spectrum of supply and demand-side energy positions with three Fortune 200 companies. At Eaton Corp., Gorze manages $240 million in global energy spend for more than 360 manufacturing sites, managing the procurement, energy efficiency efforts and renewable projects. Since 2010, the energy efficiency program he manages has led to the completion of more than 400 energy projects. In addition, Gorze has led the development of global sustainable/renewable programs by conducting energy/GHG workshops in Asia, Europe and North America and aided in the development of energy management technology. He led efforts to implement the first large-scale deployment of ISO 50001 process at 20 plants in five countries, followed by 39 energy efficiency site assessments to satisfy the EU-28 mandatory energy efficiency initiative.