Dr. He Dexin Takes CEO Position at WWEA (Germany)

Dr. He Dexin Takes CEO Position at WWEA (Germany)

Today, the General Assembly of the World Wind Energy Association elected Dr. He Dexin, Chairman of the Chinese Wind Energy Association, as new WWEA President. Former President Dr. Anil Kane was appointed as President Emeritus.

After his election, Dr. He thanked his predecessor Anil Kane for the important and successful work that he had done for WWEA during the past six years. Dr. He outlined where he sees the main working areas for WWEA: “WWEA will especially continue to enhance the cooperation between developing and developed countries. There is an urgent need to focus especially on the promotion of wind energy in the developing countries. Countries like my home country China have the responsibility to continue their leading role in wind energy, in order to support the global transformation towards a sustainable energy supply. Another important focus will be on the promotion of wind energy integration through smart grids and distributed generation.”

 As Vice Presidents were elected:

– Heinrich Bartelt, Germany

– Prof. Dr. Tanay Sidki Uyar, Turkey

– Prof. Dr. Everaldo Feitosa, Brazil

– Prof. Dr. Galal Osman, Egypt

– Volker Thomsen, Canada

– Prof. Dr. Choong-Yul Son, South Korea

– K. Kasthoorirangaian, India

– Shahid Hamid, Pakistan

– Dr. Ibrahim Togola, Mali

– Prof. Dr. Chuichi Arakawa, Japan

Jami Hossain, India, was elected as WWEA Treasurer.

Prof. Dr. Erico Spinadel, Argentina, was appointed as Honorary Vice President.


Source: wwindea, October 31, 2011