“We are very pleased to have Jens join our board and look forward to his contributions,” said Lars Bo Petersen, CEO of Global Wind Service. “Jens is a strong wind industry profile and he has a thorough understanding of the market we are operating in. His experience from the OEM perspective and industry as a whole will be very valuable for Global Wind Service and our clients. There is no doubt that Jens can support us, delivering on our growth strategy.”
Jens Tommerup, is the former CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems (Vestas). He has been heading MHI Vestas since 2013 but stepped down April 1st this year in accordance with the joint venture agreement’s principle of changing its leadership every fourth year. Tommerup was brought in from a position as President for Vestas Asia Pacific in China. Prior to this, he was working for the Hempel Group for more than 20 years where he ended his Hempel days as CEO of Hempel-Hai Hong Ltd in China.
“I find the history, entrepreneurial spirit and strong knowledge base of Global Wind Service appealing and I am looking forward to working closely with the board and management of GWS,” Tommerup said.
In addition to his new position as board member for Global Wind Service, Tommerup is also engaged as an advisor for various companies advised by Fred. Olsen & Co.