- Published: 17 May 2021 17 May 2021
Ørsted has appointed Richard Hunter Chief Operating Officer (COO) and new member of the Executive Committee of Ørsted as of 1 June 2021. Richard Hunter comes from a position as President of Rail Control Solutions and Wayside in Bombardier Transportation.
The position is new, following a decision announced earlier this year to reorganise Ørsted to position for future growth. As COO, Richard Hunter will head Ørsted's EPC & Operations for all of Ørsted except the Onshore business, which is organised in a separate business unit. EPC & Operations is Ørsted's EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) provider and operator of offshore wind farms as well as combined heat and power plants. The EPC organisation manages multiple large-scale offshore construction projects in parallel across the globe, while the Operations organisation manages 28 offshore wind farms in operation. Richard Hunter will be based in Gentofte in Denmark and work on a regular basis from Ørsted's London office as well as from other locations worldwide.