Avangrid Renewables has announced the appointment of Bill White as head of U.S. offshore wind and Sy Oytan as deputy CEO of Vineyard Wind. White will lead the development and implementation of Avangrid Renewables’ overall offshore wind strategy in the U.S. Oytan will be joining White’s team and will oversee business management, finance, development and delivery for the Vineyard Wind and Park City projects.
Prior to joining Avangrid Renewables, White served as President and CEO of EnBW North America, the U.S. offshore wind subsidiary of the German utility. Oytan joins Avangrid Renewables from Arup, where he led offshore wind development efforts for the multinational engineering firm. White and Oytan will be based, respectively, in Avangrid Renewables’ and Vineyard Wind’s offices in Boston, Massachusetts.