- Published: 03 March 2016 03 March 2016
DNV GL has appointed Ditlev Engel as the new CEO of its Energy business area. Ditlev Engel will join DNV GL as CEO of the group’s Energy business area, which provides testing, certification and technical advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables, power grids, storage as well as energy use.
He will be based at the DNV GL - Energy headquarters in Arnhem, The Netherlands and be a member of the Executive Committee for the DNV GL Group. Ditlev Engel has a comprehensive international business skillset and leadership experience from executive positions based in The Netherlands, UK, Hong Kong, Denmark and Norway. From 2005 to 2013 Mr Engel served as Group President & CEO of the wind power manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems. Before that, from 1985 to 2005 he held several executive positions at coatings manufacturer Hempel.