John Bluth, a former executive at Eslter Group, is the new senior vice president for investor relations and corporate communications at PowerSecure International.

PowerSecure (Nasdaq: POWR) announced Bluth’s hiring Monday.

Bluth worked for three years in a similar position at Elster Group, which recently was acquired. He also has worked at CV Therapeutics and Aviron as well as Fleishman-Hillard.

“John has an extraordinary history of successfully using strategic and effective communications to build shareholder value and corporate reputation and we are thrilled he has chosen to join our outstanding team at PowerSecure,” said Sidney Hinton, chief executive officer of PowerSecure, in a statement.