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RALEIGH, N.C. – , a provider of smart metering and other energy conservation technology, is expanding its management team with the position of chief people officer.

Named to the post on Thursday was Kim Conklin, a 21-year human resources veteran. Most recently, Conklin was vice president of human resources at BP Solar.

“Kim’s expertise in talent management and employee engagement will enable her to focus and lead our efforts in the recruitment, development and retention of our global talent,” said Peter Mainz, chief executive officer at Sensus.