By Dominic Chopping


Orsted AS said that Monday it has appointed Richard Hunter as Chief Operating Officer as of 1 June 2021.

The renewable-energy developer said Mr. Hunter will join Orsted from his current position as President of Rail Control Solutions and Wayside at Bombardier Transportation.

"The position is new, following a decision announced earlier this year to reorganise Orsted to position for future growth," the company said.

"As COO, Richard Hunter will head Orsted's EPC & Operations for all of Orsted except the onshore business, which is organised in a separate business unit," it said.

EPC & Operations is Orsted's Engineering, Procurement, and Construction provider and operator of offshore wind farms as well as combined heat and power plants.

Mr. Hunter has held executive positions within engineering, manufacturing, and operations in Europe and Asia-Pacific, and has led projects and product supply in more than 50 countries during his 17 years with Bombardier. In his new role, he will be based in Gentofte in Denmark and work on a regular basis from Orsted's London office as well as from other locations world-wide.


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May 17, 2021 03:33 ET (07:33 GMT)

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