Vestas announced the appointment of Purvin Patel as regional president of Asia Pacific as the replacement for Clive Turton.
Purvin Patel joins Vestas from a position as CEO of ISS UK & Ireland, bringing more than 25 years of commercial and operational leadership experience from this role, as well as previous leadership positions at Walmart, Kingfisher Group (UK) and RadhaKrishna Foodland.
Purvin Patel takes up the role today and succeeds Clive Turton, who will leave the company after heading Vestas Asia Pacific since 2017.
The demand for renewable energy is expected to grow significantly across the Asia Pacific region in the coming decade, including in key markets such as India, Japan, Vietnam, Korea and Australia. Vestas will continue to invest in offering the right solutions for our customers and expand our footprint in the region to meet this demand.
During his time at ISS, Patel also served as country manager and chief executive officer of ISS Facility Services India, which employs approximately 60,000 employees, and has been responsible for driving key strategic and transformation projects at board level.