Marc England

AGL Energy Limited has announced that its executive general manager new energy, Marc England, is leaving the company to become chief executive at Genesis Energy in New Zealand.

Mr England will stay with AGL until 30 April 2016, with an internal and external search now underway to find a permanent replacement.

An AGL statement said Mr England would assist in a smooth transition of his portfolio to current executive general manager organisational transformation Alistair Preston, who will lead the New Energy group on an interim basis until a permanent replacement is found.

Mr Preston will take over all operational responsibilities from 1 January 2016.

Mr England has been with AGL since July 2013 and over the past two-and-a-half years had established AGL’s New Energy group, which specialises in rooftop solar, battery storage, digital meters, electric vehicles, home energy management, commercial electrical and thermal solutions, and demand response initiatives.