American Efficient announced today the appointment of F. Bo Clayton as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1. He succeeds Pete Curtice, who is stepping into the role of Senior Advisor. Bo has served as American Efficient’s Chief Investment Officer since 2016 and has played a leadership role on the investment committee of Modern Energy, American Efficient’s parent company.
Prior to joining American Efficient, Bo held various marketing, origination, and finance roles at Citigroup, Credit Suisse, and JPMorgan, where he provided strategic planning, risk management, and liquidity services to clients in the power sector.
“It is an honor to become CEO of American Efficient,” said Bo Clayton. “Pete Curtice has done a tremendous job steering American Efficient through a period of tremendous growth and impact over the past several years, and I’m grateful to have his continued guidance as he transitions to Senior Advisor for the business.”
Pete Curtice, the outgoing CEO, said, “We have a wonderful team here at American Efficient, and I have always been impressed by Bo’s outstanding leadership skills. I am thrilled he has agreed to helm our company in its mission of making energy efficiency a crucial component of the clean energy transition.”
Bo holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an AB in economics from Harvard College, where he played varsity soccer. He lives in Durham with his wife, three children, and two dogs.