Mark Munday, with nearly 30 years of design engineering and executive leadership, is a leading industry visionary in state-of-the art metering and technologies in the electric utilities sector. He is credited with the vision behind Elster’s EnergyAxis® System and advanced metering products and meter reading solutions across multi-utilities, including electric, water, and gas operations, using distributed intelligent networks for residential, commercial and industrial applications.
He joined Westinghouse in 1981, which was acquired by ABB in 1990. He was Technology Manager for ABB Business Units (electricity, water, gas, and energy) in the U.S, South America, and Europe, responsible for ANSI and IEC products for 5 international business centers. His roles as Vice President and General Manager of ABB Electricity Metering positioned him to be President and CEO of Elster Solutions. Because of his vision and strong leadership role in Elster Holdings, he is responsible for electric metering in North America and automated AMI systems for electricity worldwide.
Since 1984, Mr. Munday has been awarded 27 patents in the United States and in other countries including patents for time-of-use metering (demand profile and calendar of cyclic events), tamper detection, service detection, power quality monitoring systems, and programmable functions.
Mr. Munday has received numerous awards including three George Westinghouse Awards of Excellence, four ABB Awards of Excellence, and in 1995 he received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Best Engineer award for the North Carolina Region.
Mr. Munday is a native of Statesville, NC and holds a BS in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. He has completed post-graduate courses at NCSU and received business training at the Wharton Executive School (University of Pennsylvania) and the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in Durham, NC. Mr. Munday and his wife Beverly, and their two daughters, Ashley and Kelley, reside in Raleigh, North Carolina.