Orsted Appoints Richard Hunter as Chief Operating Officer
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
"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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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
May 17, 2021 03:33 ET (07:33 GMT)
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