Senior Vice President Sales and Relationship Management
Bob Vary serves as Duke Energy’s senior vice president of sales and relationship management within the energy solutions organization. He is responsible for managing accounts and business development, and driving wholesale power, commercial renewables and distributed energy solution sales for all municipal, cooperative and investor-owned utilities, as well as large commercial and industrial customers. Bob’s team is the company’s primary customer interface, managing account relationships for Duke Energy’s top accounts, engaging customers that fit within its top commercial segments, and promoting Duke Energy’s portfolio of products and solutions to our target customers. Bob joined the company in 2019 and assumed his current role in July 2020. With more than 29 years of experience in the energy industry, Bob has held various leadership roles in sales and marketing, account management, and service in the U.S. and Europe, including head of sales for the Americas region for ABB Group. Bob serves on the boards of REC Solar and Joules Accelerator. Bob received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He grew up in West Wareham, Mass. He and his wife, Michelle, have four sons.