CWind Names New Head of Sales

CWind, a provider of integrated services to the offshore wind industry, appointed Kurt E. Thomsen to lead its global sales team.

Kurt, who was a major influence in the development of the crane ship concept, was one of the founders of A2SEA and more recently CEO of SeaRenergy Offshore. He brings more than 15 years of experience in the offshore wind industry to the role and will be responsible for leading the global sales development, ensuring customers’ needs remain CWind’s top priority.

“I am delighted to be stepping into this role at CWind, a dynamic team dedicated to bringing integrated solutions to those striving to build wind farms in some of the most challenging environments,” comments Mr Thomsen. “CWind’s innovative approach over the years, coupled with its passion to deliver above expectations will be a winning combination for years to come. The company’s current initiatives tie together many threads of my career and present an ideal opportunity to deliver the growth and strategic change that CWind is targeting and the market needs. I am really looking forward to taking on this challenge.”

“We’re delighted Kurt has agreed to join us,” says Peter Jorgensen, Managing Director, CWind, “he has been responsible for delivering business growth and building high-performing teams in multiple areas of the wind industry. Kurt’s experience aligns directly with our approach and his leadership skills will be vital in helping to propel our development and growth going forward. If you then consider his proven track record of securing consistent sales growth, it makes him an ideal fit for our company. This appointment reflects our confidence in the increasing demand for our solutions and the opportunities the market is presenting.”

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Press release, September 09, 2014; Image: cwind