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Sarasota, FL (11/28/2012) - Cory Byzewski will join the Clockwork Home Services team effective Dec. 1 as vice president of company owned operations.

Clockwork Home Services is one of the largest home services providers in North America, serving 46 states and approximately one million homes each year. Clockwork Home Services establishes nationally branded franchises and company owned retail locations in the home services contractor market.

Byzewski joins Clockwork with over 20 years of business leadership experience, the last seven of which have been with Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers.

Currently, Byzewski holds the role of vice president and general manager for Direct Energy Residential in Pittsburgh where he has led the northern U.S. territory. Since assuming this role three years ago, Byzewski's teams have tripled their customer base to over one million, improved their customer satisfaction score by more than 20 points (based on the Net Promoter customer loyalty metric), obtained high levels of employee engagement and delivered an increase in profitability by more than $50 million.

Byzewski's team will be responsible for the growth and execution of the company owned locations for the One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky Electrical Services brands.

Byzewski holds a B.B.A. from The University of North Dakota, an M.B.A from the University of Mary and a J.D. Law from Capital University Law School.

About Clockwork Home Services
Clockwork Home Services is one of the largest home services providers in North America, working across 46 states to look after the air conditioning, plumbing and electrics for over 3 million homes, through its 3 largest customer focus brands of One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky. Sarasota, Florida based, Clockwork Home Services is also dedicated to sharing best practice and expertise in the home services industry, working to advise other businesses through a network of affinity partners & members including, BuyMax, Plumbers' Success International, Electricians' Success International, Roofers' Success International, Airtime 500, Success Academy, Airtime Canada and Successware. Clockwork Home Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Direct Energy and Centrica plc. For more information, visit www.clockworkhomeservices.com.


For more information contact:
Alexa Valencia
Alexa.Valencia@directenergy.com
832-517-9547


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