Hitachi Hires GE Capital Vet as Director of Clean Technology
SEP 5, 2019 - 6:40 am
Tom Waters joined Hitachi Capital America as director of Clean Technology. Waters will be responsible for developing and executing HCA’s strategy and new business development activities in the clean technology sector. He will report to Chris Pagano, general manager of the Structured Finance business.
HCA provides structured finance solutions for projects such as LED lighting, HVAC optimization, combined heat and power systems, fuel cells, water conservation, building controls, and battery storage. HCA takes a project financing approach to structuring clean technology transactions, which allows the company to provide customized, flexible financing solutions, including loans, leases, and the assignment of service-based solutions such as energy savings agreements and power purchase agreements where energy savings are used to repay project costs.
“The clean technology sector is rapidly growing and companies need customized financing solutions to implement their projects, which is why we are investing in additional leaders of Tom’s caliber. We are thrilled to have him on our team,” said Pagano.
Waters joins HCA from Key Equipment Finance, where he was vice president of Energy Solutions. Prior to that, he held a series of senior management and sales roles with GE Capital and CPI Card Group. He is based in Denver.
Hitachi Capital America is an independent, diversified leasing and financial services company providing financing to commercial businesses and other Hitachi companies in the United States.
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