Jan Harrestrup has been named Swire Energy Services wind division’s Head of Commercial.
Harrestrup will be responsible for global business development, contract management and sales, in addition to procurement and the general management of SES Danish entity, Swire Energy Services A/S.
Harrestrup was head of sales at B&R Automation Denmark. His career includes commercial and business development roles across 16 years in the wind sector covering Europe, the United States, and Asia, including VP Business Development at DEIF Wind Power Technology.
“I am very proud to join Swire Energy Services at this key time in its development. I am enthused to join a fantastic team and support the vision to become the service partner of choice for the global wind industry,” Harrestrup said.
Based in Denmark, Jan joins the senior management team for the Wind division and will report to Sabine Weth, vice president Offshore Wind.
“I am delighted to welcome Jan as Head of Commercial. It is an exciting time for our division as we look to further develop and expand our presence in the wind market, the appointment of Jan to this role is a key element in our pursuit of our ambitious strategy and future growth,” Weth said.
Operating in 30 countries and employing more than 750, Swire Energy Services is an integrated service provider supporting the global energy industry. Swire Energy Services wind division provides end-to-end services designed to optimize the performance of onshore and offshore wind farms, and includes blade inspection and repair, wind turbine maintenance, and HV and electrical services.
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