Elster Integrated Solutions (EIS), part of Elster Group, has announced the launch of a new business called EIS Australia under the leadership of Mike Kenyon, who joins the company as general manager. EIS says that the new business will advance its footprint in the global AMI market.

Kenyon will report to Elster Integrated Solutions president Sharon Allan. He will be responsible for the operating performance of EIS for Australia, New Zealand and surrounding areas. He holds a degree in Computer Science from CAS, Adelaide, and has over 25 years of global management experience in a variety of leadership business roles including operation, product development, customer service and business development. Kenyon is a seasoned AMI/AMR veteran with over 17 years’ experience in this market, having served as managing director of Datamatic Asia Pacific and managing director of Itron Australasia prior to joining EIS.