Mathias Lelievre Named President and CEO of ENGIE Insight (formerly Ecova)

Passionate, forward thinking leader chosen to architect future of energy management

Spokane, WA —September 12, 2017 — ENGIE Insight, a leading energy and sustainability management company, today announced Mathias Lelievre as its new president and chief executive officer.

The appointment comes as ENGIE Insight celebrates its 20th anniversary of driving powerful results to shape a better energy future. ENGIE Insight’s interim president and CEO, Martin Sieh, will continue in his current role as the company’s chief operating officer.

Lelievre brings strategic leadership with global energy industry experience to expand ENGIE Insight’s data and technology solutions within today’s dynamic energy market. Lelievre most recently served as the head of ENGIE’s Green Mobility Program, where he harnessed the $400+ million enterprise’s broad capabilities to expand the business’ reach around the world. He also served as the chief of staff for Isabelle Kocher, ENGIE’s president and CEO, with whom he worked hand in hand on the strategy, communication and overall transformation of ENGIE.

“Mathias is a positive force for the convergence of energy and technology to deliver long-term sustainability,” said Frank Demaille, President and CEO of ENGIE North America. “In his new role, Mathias will not only further advance ENGIE Insight’s technology-enabled services and solutions, but also foster synergies across ENGIE to deliver more impactful offerings to our clients and expand our services globally.”

Before joining ENGIE, Lelievre served as advisor and then deputy chief of staff of French Minister for Industry and then Economy from 2012 to 2014. In this role he was in charge of the industry, energy and mining sectors.

“I first joined ENGIE because I have a personal passion for energy, sustainability and technology,” said Lelievre. “At the crossroads of technology and energy efficiency, ENGIE Insight is a driving force in the energy revolution. I will focus on guiding ENGIE Insight through the continued development of our technology and investment in our talent so that we set the pace of innovation for the energy management industry.”

ENGIE Insight services over 25 percent of the Fortune 500, processes $22B+ in annual energy and resource expenditures and collectively manages eight percent of the commercial and industrial (C&I) electric load in the United States. In 2016, the company reduced GHG emissions by 14.6 million tons of carbon dioxide across its clients in 2016 alone – equivalent to the annual emissions of nearly 1.4 million homes. ENGIE Insight is committed to continuing to serve as a trusted advisor to its industry-leading client base and is making significant investments in technology enabled solutions to create a more sustainable and efficient energy future.



ENGIE Insight (formerly Ecova) partners with multi-site businesses that aim to thrive in a sustainable world. With accurate and comprehensive resource data – including energy, water, waste and telecom – ENGIE Insight applies technology and people expertise to lower costs, drive efficiencies and reduce environmental impact. Leading customers, including 25 percent+ of the Fortune 500, turn to ENGIE Insight to drive their sustainable resource management initiatives forward. For more information, please visit us at

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ENGIE is committed to taking on the major challenges of the energy revolution, towards a world more decarbonised, decentralised and digitalised. The Group aims to become the leader of this new energy world by focusing on three key activities for the future: low carbon generation in particular from natural gas and renewable energy, energy infrastructure and efficient solutions adapted to all its customers (individuals, businesses, territories, etc.). Innovation, digital solutions and customer satisfaction are the guiding principles of ENGIE’s development. ENGIE is active in around 70 countries, employs 150,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €66.6 billion in 2016. The Group is listed on the Paris and Brussels stock exchanges (ENGI) and is represented in the main financial indices (CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe) and non-financial indices (DJSI World, DJSI Europe and Euronext Vigeo Eiris – World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120, France 20, CAC 40 Governance).