HOUSTON-Houston Mayor Annise Parker recently greeted Direct Energy representatives and they jointly announced approximately 200 new jobs are being created as part of the company’s decision to relocate its head office from Toronto to Houston.
“Direct Energy is a perfect fit in Houston since we are the nation’s energy hub, but more important are the new jobs being created here,” said Houston Mayor Parker. “It’s a direct reflection of Houston’s energy and business atmosphere. As Houston’s good reputation spreads in the business world, international companies like Direct Energy are encouraged to move their corporate headquarters here.”
Direct Energy, one of North America’s largest energy and energy-related service providers, will hold a job fair for applicants to apply for jobs across an array of specialties, including finance, administration, information systems, human resources, legal, procurement, internal communications, analytics and project management. To view a list of available positions, visit www.directyourenergy.com.
“The relocation of our corporate head office to Houston will allow us to focus our attention on the growth opportunities for our business across North America, where competitive energy markets are thriving, particularly in Texas,” said Badar Khan, Houston-based President of Direct Energy Upstream. “Over the last decade, Direct Energy has successfully grown through acquisition and organically in the U.S., entering more than 20 new markets in the last 12 months. It’s an exciting time to join Direct Energy, as we will continue this growth strategy through 2012.”
Potential new recruits can meet the team at the Direct Energy job fair to be held on April 18th, from 5-7:30p.m., at the Renaissance Hotel Ballroom, 6 Greenway Plaza East. The relocation is expected to be completed in the next 12 months. Direct Energy is one of North America’s largest energy and energy-related services providers with over 6 million residential and commercial customer relationships.