Published: 16 April 2014 16 April 2014
Christian Venderby has been appointed new Group Senior Vice President and Head of Service at Vestas Wind Systems A/S. Christian Venderby, who comes from a position as Senior Vice President Operations at Vestas Americas, enters into his new position on 1 June 2014.
Vestas is establishing a new stand-alone service organisation which will aim to capture the service business on as many of its new turbine orders as possible and to increase the current service contract renewal rate by developing higher value service offerings. Christian Venderby is a Danish national with 20 years international experience and a long history with Vestas. He joined Vestas in 2006 as the CFO for North America and was appointed SVP Operations in 2010. Prior to joining Vestas, Christian Venderby spent more than 15 years with FLSmidth, a global supplier of equipment and services to the cement and minerals industries, in various international management roles in finance and construction in Japan, Brazil, Egypt and India. Cristian Venderby will be reporting directly to CEO Anders Runevad and will join the Vestas Executive Committee.