Debbie Power New CCO at Future Planet

6th February 2024

Posted In: Be In The Frame

Irish-developed sustainability AI company Future Planet has announced Debbie Power as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), signalling a significant milestone in the company’s rapid growth journey.

With the SaaS AI platform’s enhanced capability and its growing customer base, Debbie’s appointment further supports Future Planet’s vision to impact sustainability transformation globally.

Bringing over 25 years of expertise, Debbie has held senior roles at prominent companies including Johnson Controls, Vodafone, and BT. Her extensive background spans data communications and IoT across Ireland, Europe, and emerging markets. Notably, her tenure at Johnson Controls, which included roles such as Director of Strategic Accounts & Partnerships, Director of Ecosystems EMEALA, and Digital Solutions Director, saw her at the forefront of the company’s pioneering sustainability solutions. Debbie is an experienced leader in the key areas of strategic planning, organisational development, sales and marketing.

In her new CCO role with Future Planet, Debbie will guide companies on their sustainability journeys and their efforts to tackle the urgent climate crisis. Debbie’s responsibilities encompass all commercial aspects of the business, with her key focus being on adding customer value.

Future Planet was co-founded by software entrepreneur Donal Daly and sustainable supply chain expert Ingrid De Doncker in 2021, empowering companies to achieve their sustainability goals while delivering tangible business.

Speaking on Debbie’s appointment, Donal Daly, CEO of Future Planet said: “We aspire to be the leading sustainability company globally, renowned for our technology capability which reflects the global market requirements across sustainability transformation.

Debbie’s extensive experience makes her the perfect fit to propel Future Planet. Her appointment reaffirms our commitment to delivering innovative solutions and driving positive change across the sustainability landscape.”

On her appointment, Debbie said: “Throughout my career, I’ve been passionate about innovation. Now I’m privileged to bring my expertise to the realm of sustainability transformation.

Joining Future Planet, with its blend of technological prowess and subject matter expertise, presents an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact on ESG requirements and regulatory compliance for companies worldwide.”

Pictured (l-r): Co-founder, Ingrid De Doncker, Head of Research & Innovation at Future Planet, Debbie Power, new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), and Co-founder Donal Daly, CEO of the company.  (Image: Michael O’Sullivan /OSM PHOTO).