Corix Utility Services announced Monday it is changing its name in
order to be able to expand its operations.
Wauwatosa-based Corix Utility Services said it will operate under
the new name Tribus Services. The name Tribus adds “bus,” referring
to “electrical connection” or “common connection,” to the Latin root
“Tri,” expressing the idea of its three businesses — deployment,
project management and consulting — coming together, according to
The name change
is a result of the Corix Group of Companies deciding to restructure
its United States and Canadian Utility Services divisions so they
can operate outside a utility operations and governance structure.
Tribus Services will remain part of the Corix Group, whose primary
owner is the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation.
who led Corix Utility Services as senior vice president, has been
promoted to president and CEO for Tribus Services.
“The change will
allow us to be more competitive and expand our business
opportunities to serve an increasingly global base,” Meagher said in
a statement. “Our vision and focus has been refined to reflect the
needs of our customers, and our new name will help us communicate
our new strategy.”
A new website
has been established for Tribus Services at TribusServices.com.