Alstom Wind Names Senior Vice-President
Alstom announced that Yves Rannou will serve as Senior Vice-President for Alstom Wind, effective April 1, 2014.
Rannou, who will serve as a member of the Executive Committee of Alstom Renewable Power, will be based in Barcelona and will be in charge of all activities related to onshore and offshore wind for Alstom. He succeeds Alfonso Faubel who became Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing in charge of the Global Power Sales (GPS) organization for both the Thermal and Renewable Power sectors of Alstom. Rannou will report to Jérôme Pécresse, President of Alstom Renewable Power.
During his 15-year career at Alstom, Rannou has held a series of positions that have progressively strengthened his project management expertise. Rannou began his career at Alstom in 1997 as a local representative and division manager in Thailand. In 2001, he was appointed project director for Korea and Indonesia. In 2002, he became quality director for Alstom’s hydo business. In 2005, he was appointed Deputy General Director of pump-turbine activities within the branch in charge of Alstom’s hydro activities. In 2007, he was named head of project execution for hydro in Southern Europe. In 2010, he was appointed project director for global structural projects in the power sector. In 2011, he became Managing Director of Alstom Hydro industry in China. Fabio Nossaes, previously in charge of operations for hydro Alstom Latin America, will succeed Rannou as Managing Director of Alstom Hydro industry in China.
Rannou holds a Master of Science in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at UPMC in Paris and an engineering degree from the ESTP. During his career he also obtained certification 6 Sigma Black Belt, and a diploma from INSEAD-AMS.
With 30 years of experience in wind power, Alstom provides global energy solutions, from developing, designing and setting up wind farms to supplying and maintaining wind turbines. Alstom offers a wide range of onshore turbines with power ratings spanning 1.67 MW to 3 MW in onshore responding to all geographic and climate conditions. In the offshore, Haliade 150-6 MW is the first new-generation offshore wind turbine, using the proven ALSTOM PURE TORQUE® technology, which guarantees improved reliability. Each Haliade 150 unit will be capable of supplying the equivalent of 5,000 homes with electricity. To date, Alstom has installed more than 2,500 wind turbines in 150 wind farms around the world representing 4,500 MW of total capacity.
Press release, January 8, 2014