SunGard today announced that its Consulting Services business unit has launched a new practice focusing on the energy industry.
Austin Morris, who is based in SunGard Consulting Services' Houston office, has been appointed managing partner of the practice.
Morris has been with SunGard Consulting Services for four years, most recently in the role of partner. He has nearly twenty years of experience in IT and management consulting and has worked with some of the industry's largest global firms to develop and implement IT solutions.
Doug Wendler, president of SunGard Consulting Services, said, "The Energy Industry Practice will deliver business and IT solutions to customers throughout all segments of the energy value chain. These solutions will help companies more efficiently and profitably trade and market energy, process transactions, manage risk, and optimize operational and financial decisions. Austin is well suited to lead our focus on the energy industry given the experience, skill and market-specific knowledge he brings to this important position."