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Zug, Switzerland-based smart meter company Landis+Gyr will realign certain executive responsibilities and create new roles to adapt to what the organization says are increasing challenges of meeting customer requirements globally.

Effective Jan. 1, Richard Mora will leave his current job as executive vice president, Americas, and will be promoted to the newly created position of chief operating officer, based in Zug.

In addition, Roger Amhof will join Landis+Gyr on April 1 as chief strategy officer, another new position based in Zug. Amhof has been a partner in the Zurich, Switzerland, office of professional services firm Ernst & Young for nearly a decade.

Furthermore, Prasanna Venkatesan will become the executive vice president for the Americas region. Prasanna was most recently Landis+Gyr's senior vice president and general manager for the systems and services business in North America.

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