- Published: 12 May 2020 12 May 2020
Anders Nielsen will become Executive Vice President of Vestas Power Solutions (Chief Technology Officer), taking over from Anders Vedel who will continue in a role as Chief Scientific Advisor.
Anders Nielsen brings more than 30 years of industrial experience from the automotive industry, including executive roles at Scania, Man Truck & Bus AG and Volkswagen Truck & Bus. Most recently Mr. Nielsen served as CTO of Traton Group, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group.
As Chief Scientific Advisor, Anders Vedel will report to Henrik Andersen, but hand over his seat in Vestas’ Executive Management to Anders Nielsen. In his new role, Anders Vedel serves as executive advisor to Henrik Andersen as well the boards of both Vestas and MHI Vestas Offshore.
Vestas also announced that Tommy Rahbek Nielsen, who has served as interim Executive Vice President of Manufacturing and Global Procurement (Chief Operating Officer) since 1 January 2020, will become the permanent COO of Vestas.