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  • 4 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    US Wind has named Jeff Grybowski as CEO to lead the company in developing its MarWin offshore wind project off the coast of Maryland. Grybowski is the former CEO of Deepwater Wind, and under his leadership the company developed Block Island – the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. “I’m thrilled to be joining […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems have appointed Johnny Thomsen as the new CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. Thomsen is taking over from Philippe Kavafyan who has left the company after holding the CEO position for two and a half years. As of Thursday, 29 October, the executive management of MHI Vestas […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has appointed David Hardy as its new chief executive officer for Ørsted Offshore North America. Hardy will immediately replace Thomas Brostrøm, stepping into this position after serving as the company’s president and COO. As CEO, Hardy will oversee all North American offshore wind activities, including development and operations for Ørsted’s current and future portfolio […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Ørsted has appointed Mads Nipper as its next CEO and Group President, succeeding Henrik Poulsen. Nipper, who currently holds the position of CEO and Group President at Grundfos, will take over the role as of 1 January 2021. The appointment follows the decision by Henrik Poulsen, announced in June, to resign his position and step […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian offshore energy major Equinor has appointed Anders Opedal as the new president and CEO. The company’s current president and CEO, Eldar Sætre, will retire after six years as CEO and more than 40 years in the company. “Equinor is entering a phase of significant change as the world needs to take more forceful action […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall’s results for the second quarter of the year show a decrease in net sales and underlying operating profit of its wind business, compered to the same period in 2019. The company posted the Q2 results on 21 July, stating that the decrease is due to lower wind speeds, lower electricity prices and lower availability, […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Markus Tacke is stepping down as CEO of Siemens Gamesa, effective immediately. According to the company, the Board of Directors and Tacke mutually agreed to terminate the CEO contract. Andreas Nauen, who was head the company’s offshore activities, has been appointed the new chief with immediate effect. A new CEO for the offshore division is […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Henrik Poulsen has resigned his position as CEO of Ørsted after eight years in the role. Poulsen will continue as CEO until 31 January 2021 at the latest and will be nominated for the company’s Board of Directors at the next annual general meeting (AGM) in March. “It’s been an incredible ride over the past […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) has appointed Dennis Sanou as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan. Sanou will be the projects’ CEO during the construction phase. He will lead a specialist offshore wind team comprising 70 people in Taipei covering all aspects of the project including permitting, engineering, […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has appointed Peter Laurits, Vice Chairman of the Board, as the company’s new CEO, effective immediately. With Laurits now taking the helm, the interim CEO Peter Schou, who was heading the company during the spring, will work in parallel with the new CEO during a transition […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    RenewableUK has appointed the former Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby Melanie Onn as the new Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Engie’s Board of Directors is set to seek a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after it had decided not to propose the reappointment of Isabelle Kocher at the position.

  • 10 January 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment

    NorSea Wind has named Terje Borkenhagen as CEO, effective immediately. NorSea Wind said it is experiencing an increase in maintenance work for offshore wind projects and is currently running for several tender processes in the sector. Borkenhagen has worked in Wilhelmsen companies since 1996 within a variety of positions, most recently as vice president for […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Norway’s Ocean Installer has appointed Odd Strømsnes as the new CEO as it aims to address the offshore wind market. Strømsnes will officially take over the role on 1 February and will divide his time between the company’s headquarters in Stavanger and its soon to be opened new office in Oslo. The new CEO will […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Damen Shipyards Group has appointed Arnout Damen as the new CEO, succeeding René Berkvens, who held the position for more than 13 years. Arnout Damen will take over the CEO position as of 1 January, when his current CCO position will be taken over by Jan-Wim Dekker. Over the past nine years, Damen has been […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy’s Offshore Wind business John Lavelle has revealed details about the Haliade-X 12MW turbine to the Offshore WIND team during the inauguration ceremony held on 17 December in Rotterdam. The Haliade-X 12MW prototype set a new world record the past weekend by being the first wind turbine ever to generate 262MWh […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The Board of Directors of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has appointed Johnny Thomsen as the new Co-CEO following the resignation of Lars Bondo Krogsgaard. The appointment of the Co-CEO is the role of the Chairman of the Board of Directors as part of the joint venture agreement. Vestas holds the chairmanship of the joint venture […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The last few months have been a game-changer for Equinor’s offshore wind business, the Norwegian energy company’s President and CEO Eldar Sætre said while commenting on the company’s results for the third quarter of 2019. ”Together with SSE, we were the winning bidder with three projects at Dogger Bank in the UK, making it the largest […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Avangrid Renewables has appointed Alejandro de Hoz, currently the company’s Vice President of Offshore Wind, to the role of President & CEO. He succeeds Laura Beane, who has decided to leave the company. “We have a growing renewables business with strong expertise in core areas of onshore wind and solar, and we continue to develop […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    James Fisher and Sons has named Eoghan O’Lionaird as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 1 September. O’Lionaird will take over the position on 1 October when Nick Henry, who has been CEO for the last fifteen years, will step down from the board. Henry will remain with the company until 31 March 2020 […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Bibby HydroMap has appointed Gary Collins as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Collins, who took over the position on 1 July, will lead the business through its next phase of growth, as well as development into new territories, Bibby stated. “I’m excited to be joining the Bibby HydroMap team and proud to be part of […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    NorSea Wind, part of the Wilhelmsen Group, has named Anders Peter Pedersen as its new CEO. Pedersen previously held positions at LM WindPower, Aluwind and Suzlon Wind Energy Corporation, among others. According to the new CEO, NorSea Wind is ready to enter into strategic partnerships in the offshore wind market. “I look forward to being part of NorSea […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has appointed Ørsted Wind Power’s former CEO Samuel Leupold as Chairman of Wind Energy. In this newly created position, Leupold will support the development and implementation of GIG’s global strategy for offshore and onshore wind. According to GIG, the new chairman will also support the expansion of the organization’s global footprint […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    NKT’s Board of Directors has appointed ABB’s Alexander Kara as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President. The new executive will join the Danish company on 1 August, when he will take the place of Roland M. Andersen, who is interim CEO. At ABB, Kara is currently holding the position of Senior Vice President, HUB Business […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Michael Høj Olsen as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from today, 19 February. The new CEO succeeded co-founder Lars Petersen who will continue with GWS in the role of CCO responsible for sales and business development. “I am very excited about the opportunity to drive the […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    K2 Management has appointed Jørn Zielke as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding the current interim CEO Lars K. Hammershøj. Zielke will join K2 Management during the first half of the year when released from the contract with regional utility Vestforsyning, where he also holds the CEO position. Hammershøj, the company’s co-founder, has been acting as interim CEO since […]