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Alumnus Kaushiva Named VP for Avineon, Inc.

Alumnus Kaushiva Named VP for Avineon, Inc.

ECE alumnus Akhlesh Kaushiva has joined Avineon, Inc. as vice president of the company's Commercial IT Services division. Kaushiva, a utility industry veteran with more than 30 years of engineering and IT systems experience, will lead Avineon's business intelligence and process management efforts for the company's growing commercial sector, including large electric, gas, water and telecom utilities.

“I am pleased to be working for a company with such a long-standing and well-respected history in the utility and commercial sector,” stated Kaushiva. “My background at Pepco will serve well at Avineon as we continue to develop and implement optimal system solutions for the commercial sector.”

Kaushiva received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with honors from the University of Maryland in 1972 and a Master of Science in Computer Science from George Washington University. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and has spoken at key utility industry events. Kaushiva is also a registered professional engineer in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

March 14, 2007

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