CWind names Henrik Hansen new Strategy & Sales Director

Industry veteran joins offshore renewables specialist

CWind, a leading provider of services to the offshore wind industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Henrik Hansen to the new role of Strategy & Sales Director with immediate effect. In this new role, Henrik will be working with the executive team to lead business growth and expansion in 2016 and beyond.

Henrik will be taking responsibility for business development, strategy and sales at CWind, with a remit to reduce risks and add value to its clients’ projects by further enhancing the company’s ability to deliver a widening portfolio of services.

Henrik’s offshore wind career spans 16 years, most recently he was Project Director at Areva/Adwen, where he held full global profit/loss responsibility for the Borkum West II project and worked very closely with senior management on moving the business forward. Previous roles include appointments at DONG Energy, PMSS and Vestas.

Chris Randle, CEO CWind, commented on the appointment: “Having worked in a number of senior roles within the offshore wind industry, Henrik is an excellent addition to the team. No doubt his extensive knowledge and insight into our ever changing market place and our customers’ needs will make an extremely valuable contribution to our company. His strong business relationships and general industry expertise will be of great benefit in supporting CWind’s business strategy of continuing profitable growth.”

Henrik Hansen said: “I am delighted to join the team at CWind, I firmly believe in the direction the business is taking, integrated service provision is clearly the way ahead for our industry. I look forward to the opportunity to lead the next stage of development towards strengthening our position as  a leading industry solutions provider and a supplier of choice.”