- Published: 21 August 2013 21 August 2013
Vestas Wind Systems A/S appoints Anders Runevad as new Group President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He succeeds Ditlev Engel who will leave the company.
Ditlev Engel has been with the company since 2005 and has during the past 1½ years focused his efforts on leading Vestas’ extensive restructuring programme. Mr Runevad brings with him extensive experience from the telecom industry, having worked business-to-business, with complex infrastructure projects in an international environment. Additionally, Mr Runevad has in several senior positions led successful restructuring programmes in large organisations. He also has a proven track record of driving growth. Mr Runevad will assume the position on 1 September 2013. Until then, Ms Marika Fredriksson, currently Executive Vice President & CFO of Vestas Wind Systems A/S, will assume the position as acting Group President & CEO.