This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

OMNIMETRIX, LLC Announces C-Level Appointments Keyed To Growth

BUFORD, Ga., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNIMETRIX, LLC an Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) company, today announced the appointment of three executives that will be crucial in the scaling of OMNIMETRIX under their new business model focusing on connections and recurring revenue. Harold Jarrett, founder of OMNIMETRIX and former VP of Engineering, has been named Chief Technology Officer, Andy Briggs has been named Chief Sales & Marketing Officer and Chris Gropp has been named Chief Information Officer.

(Logo: )(Logo: )

Harold Jarrett began development of wireless remote data systems in 1996 and then formed OMNIMETRIX in 1998 to market those concepts. He has spent over a decade immersed in design and development of remote monitoring systems for power generation systems and has worked closely with every major generator brand to push the envelope of remote monitoring capabilities. Mr. Jarrett personally oversees the ongoing development of the OMNIMETRIX product line, finding innovative ways to meet customers' needs in an ever-changing industry.  He also serves on OMNIMETRIX's Board of Managers.

Andy Briggs, previously the owner, founder and President of Pro Power Solutions, grew that start-up company into one of the top Generac Industrial Dealers in North America before selling it in 2010. With 26 years in the power systems industry, Briggs brings to the company extensive expertise in sales and marketing, sales and leadership training, as well as distributor/dealer management.  He most recently consulted for OMNIMETRIX and serves on its Board of Managers.

Chris Gropp joins OMNIMETRIX as its CIO. He was previously a Senior Vice-President of Y-Prime, a clinical software development company. Chris conceived, created and implemented several clinical software platforms that quickly grew to be the premier platforms at multiple pharmaceutical companies. With over twenty years of IT experience, Chris is a recognized innovator with the skills and leadership to execute on IT driven initiatives. Chris has successfully achieved business growth in both start-up and fortune 100 companies. 

"I am excited with the level of experience and accomplishment that Andy Briggs and Chris Gropp will bring to the OMNIMETRIX team.  They will be responsible for driving sales/marketing & information technology, two key components of our business to success.  In addition, these appointments will allow Harold Jarrett to focus on engineering and ensuring that our customers' needs are met by the performance of our technology in the field," said Deena Redding, President & CEO of OMNIMETRIX.


OMNIMETRIX, LLC, the world leader in remote on-site power generation monitoring provides expert capabilities in the design and development of wireless field devices and internet-connected data management systems.  These capabilities include on-machine field equipment, fully redundant SQL-based data management, and web-delivered equipment status pages.  In addition, its pipeline corrosion protection line is led by the Computer Automated Test Station which works hand-in-hand with the OMNIMETRIX Pipe-to- Soil Monitor and Rectifier Monitor creating a comprehensive and technologically advanced wireless corrosion protection monitoring system. For more information visit: .

About Acorn Energy, Inc.

Acorn Energy, Inc. is a holding company focused on making energy better by providing digital solutions for energy infrastructure asset management.  Acorn Energy's four portfolio companies help their customers achieve greater productivity, reliability, security, and efficiency—all of which lead to greater profitability.  GridSense—provides monitoring for all critical points along the electricity delivery system. OMNIMETRIX—provides reliable remote monitoring of emergency back-up power generation systems. US Seismic—provides fiber optic sensing solutions to increase oil/gas production and lower costs. DSIT—provides security solutions from underwater threats to marine based energy assets.  For more information visit:

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release includes forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties. There is no assurance that Acorn Energy, Inc. or  its operating companies (including OMNIMETRIX) will continue to grow their respective businesses, or that any of them will meet the expectations or execute the initiatives described or referred to above. A complete discussion of the risks and uncertainties which may affect Acorn Energy's business generally and the businesses of its subsidiaries is included in "Risk Factors" in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and its most recent 10-Q as filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $92.90 -0.77%
FB $118.09 0.02%
GOOG $699.81 0.59%
TSLA $213.55 -4.00%
YHOO $37.02 2.80%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,678.59 +27.33 0.15%
S&P 500 2,054.90 +3.78 0.18%
NASDAQ 4,732.5010 +6.8620 0.15%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs