RYAN HUNTER-REAY TO APPEAR AT WINDPOWER 2010 CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION ON MAY 25, 2010, ON BEHALF OF INTEGRATED ELECTRICAL SERVICES
INDIANAPOLIS and HOUSTON (May 20, 2010) - Integrated Electrical Services (www.ies-co.com , NASDAQ: IESC) and Andretti Autosport announced today that IndyCar driver Ryan Hunter-Reay will make an appearance at the WINDPOWER 2010 Conference and Exposition as part of the sponsorship agreement between the two companies. IES is an associate sponsor and the official electrical contractor sponsor for Andretti Autosport.
Hunter-Reay drives the #37 IZOD car for Andretti Autosport and is a four-time Indy car race winner, most recently at the IZOD IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Long Beach race on April 18, 2010. Hunter-Reay will appear at the IES Booth, #1605 at the Dallas Convention Center, from noon until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, 2010.
"We are excited to have Ryan and the Andretti Autosport team join our renewable energy efforts at the wind conference this year," said Michael Caliel, president and chief executive officer of IES. "IES is delivering sustainable electrical and communications results for our wind energy clients through deep technical expertise and industry-leading safety performance. Likewise, the Andretti Autosport team shares our commitment to results, sustainability and safety. We are pleased to be able to give our clients an up-close look at one of the fastest, most exciting sports on earth."
IES, headquartered in Houston, Texas, will showcase its work on renewable energy solutions at the show in Dallas this week. After appearing at the show, Hunter-Reay will return to Indianapolis where he will seek to win the 94th edition of the Indy 500 on May 30, 2010. Hunter-Reay will then return to Texas the following week to run in the Firestone 550 at the Texas Motor Speedway on June 5, 2010.
"We're happy to have IES as a team sponsor and also a service provider," said team owner and champion driver Michael Andretti. "They have provided both commercial services at our main offices and residential services to team members. Their ability to design, build and maintain electrical and communications services is valuable in helping to enable the modern lives we lead. Like us, IES is committed to leading the field and winning the race."
-source: andretti autosport