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Swire Energy Services further strategic development with appointment of new Head of Commercial for Wind Division

Posted 30 Mar 2022

Since the acquisition of ALL NRG in August 2021, Swire Energy Services Wind division has seen several new senior appointments, with the most recent being that of Jan Harrestrup as Head of Commercial.

Leading the commercial team Jan will be responsible for global business development, contract management and sales, in addition to procurement and the general management of SES Danish entity, Swire Energy Services A/S.

Prior to his appointment Jan held the role of Head of Sales with B&R Automation Danmark. Further to his MBA in Management of Technology, his career includes a variety of commercial and business development roles across 16 years in the Wind sector covering Europe, the United States and Asia including VP Business Development at DEIF Wind Power Technology.

Commenting on his appointment Jan Harrestrup said:

“I am very proud to join Swire Energy Services at this key time in its development. I am enthused to join a fantastic team and support the vision to become the service partner of choice for the global wind industry.”

Based in Denmark, Jan joins the senior management team for the Wind division and will report to Sabine Weth, Vice President Offshore Wind.

Sabine added:

“I am delighted to welcome Jan as Head of Commercial. It is an exciting time for our division as we look to further develop and expand our presence in the wind market, the appointment of Jan to this role is a key element in our pursuit of our ambitious strategy and future growth”

Swire Energy Services entered the Wind industry in 2021 with investment of a majority shareholding in technology company BladeInsight, with further expansion into the industry with the acquisition of ALL NRG August of the same year. Operating in 30 countries and employing over 750 staff, Swire Energy Services is an integrated service provider supporting the global energy industry. Swire Energy Services wind division provides end-to-end services designed to optimise the performance of onshore and offshore wind farms, and includes blade inspection and repair, wind turbine maintenance, and HV and electrical services.

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