Siemens Gamesa adds new CFO and CEOs for business units

Siemens Gamesa CEO Andreas Nauen

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced three key appointments to its leadership team as part of the strategy to revive the company.

Siemens Gamesa appointed Beatriz Puente as chief financial officer.

Siemens Gamesa appointed Lars Bondo Krogsgaard as CEO of the Onshore business unit.

Siemens Gamesa appointed Juan Gutierrez as CEO of Service business unit.

Andreas Nauen, chief executive officer of Siemens Gamesa, said: “We are engaged in a turnaround process that aims to deliver long-term sustainable growth and profitability to Siemens Gamesa and we need a strong management team to drive that.”

Beatriz Puente will join Siemens Gamesa on December 1 from NH Hotels where she has served as executive managing director Finance & Administration since 2015. Prior to that Puente spent more than two years as CFO of Aena, the airport group which she prepared for a successful IPO in 2015.

Thomas Spannring will continue in his role as interim CFO until Puente joins Siemens Gamesa.

Lars Bondo Krogsgaard has enjoyed a distinguished 18-year career in the wind industry, during which he spent periods as CEO of Nordex Acciona and co-CEO of MHI Vestas. Earlier in his career, Krogsgaard spent more than four years with Siemens Wind Power, where he served as CEO for the EMEA region.

Krogsgaard will join Siemens Gamesa on November 1 and be based in the company´s Bilbao headquarters.

Alfonso Faubel, the current CEO of Onshore, will leave Siemens Gamesa.

Juan Gutiérrez will take over as CEO of the Service Business Unit, replacing Mark Albenze who will be retiring after almost 28 years with Siemens Gamesa and Siemens AG. Gutierrez has been working in the energy industry with Siemens companies since 2005, with the last 12 years in the wind sector.

Gutierrez will be based in Orlando, Florida and will assume his role from August 15.