New Jersey Resources names Pohlman VP of NJR Clean Energy Ventures and Corporate Strategy

New Jersey Resources on Tuesday said Robert Pohlman was named vice president of NJR Clean Energy Ventures and Corporate Strategy effective immediately, according to a Tuesday announcement from the Wall-based utility.

Pohlman will be responsible for leading and developing the renewable energy business, while also driving new growth opportunities and strategic initiatives across NJR.

Pohlman joined NJR in 2011 as director of business development at CEV. In 2019, he was named chief of staff to the president and CEO of NJR and served as managing director of innovation and Strategic Initiatives before being promoted to vice president-strategy, communications, Government Relations and Policy in 2021. Prior to joining NJR, he worked as vice president at Citadel LLC and assistant vice president at Credit Suisse Energy LLC and Barclays Capital.

“NJR Clean Energy Ventures is a core part of our business and growth strategy,” Steve Westhoven, president and CEO of New Jersey Resources stated. “With his extensive experience in the sustainable investment space, Bobby has played a key role in our company’s investment of over $1 billion in renewable infrastructure over the last decade and helped grow CEV into one of the largest solar owner/operators in New Jersey. He has proven himself to be a strong, capable leader in every job he’s held. I am confident Bobby will continue to facilitate growth and success at CEV as we invest in and deliver cleaner energy to our customers.”