New CEO at REpower Systems
The supervisory board of REpower Systems AG has agreed upon the appointment of Andreas Nauen as member and chairman of the executive board as chief executive officer in its meeting in June. Nauen took office on 1 July 2010. His contract provides for an appointment term of three years as from 1 July 2010 and includes an optional extension for another term of two years. As planned, the current chairman of the executive board, Per Hornung Pedersen, has resigned from his office as chairman and will remain on the board as chief market officer.
REpower Systems AG, a Suzlon group company, is one of the leading manufacturers of onshore and offshore wind turbines. The international mechanical engineering company develops, produces, and markets wind turbines with rated outputs of 2.05 MW to 6.15 MW and rotor diameters of 82 meters to 126 meters for almost any location. The company also offers a comprehensive portfolio of service and maintenance packages. The profitable and reliable systems are designed at the REpower TechCenter in Osterrönfeld and manufactured at its plants in Husum (North Friesland), Trampe (Brandenburg) and Bremerhaven, as well as Portugal and China. With about 2,000 employees worldwide, the Hamburg-headquartered company can make use of the experience gained from the manufacture and installation of over 2,000 wind turbines around the world. REpower is represented by distribution partners, subsidiaries, and participations in European markets such as France, Belgium, the UK, Italy, Portugal, and Spain as well as on a global level in the United States, Japan, China, Australia, and Canada. Learn more at www.repower.de.