Published: 31 July 2020 31 July 2020
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced three appointments to its management team, with Beatriz Puente joining as Chief Financial Officer, while Lars Bondo Krogsgaard and Juan Gutiérrez are appointed as CEOs of the Onshore and Service business units respectively. Beatriz Puente will join Siemens Gamesa on December 1 from NH Hotels where she has served as Executive Managing Director Finance & Administration since 2015.
Prior to that Puente spent more than two years as CFO of Aena, the airport group. Puente, a Spanish national, will be based in Madrid.
Lars Bondo Krogsgaard has enjoyed a 18-year career in the wind industry, during which he spent periods as CEO of Nordex Acciona and co-CEO of MHI Vestas. Earlier in his career, Krogsgaard spent more than four years with Siemens Wind Power, where he served as CEO for the EMEA region. Krogsgaard, who is Danish, will join Siemens Gamesa on November 1 and be based in the company´s Bilbao headquarters.
Juan Gutiérrez is to take over as CEO of the Service Business Unit, replacing Mark Albenze who will be retiring after almost 28 years with Siemens Gamesa and Siemens AG. Gutiérrez has been working in the energy industry with Siemens companies since 2005, with the last 12 years in the wind sector. He has experienced many roles in the Americas region including Senior Vice President of Latin America at Siemens Wind Power and most recently CEO of Service for the Americas region in Siemens Gamesa. Gutiérrez, a Colombian national, will be based in Orlando, Florida and will assume his new role from August 15.