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Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe resigns

South Africa: The Eskom Board announced on Friday evening that Eskom’s group chief executive officer, Phakamani Hadebe, will step down at the end of July 2019.

PG&E announces new CEO and directors

PG&E Corporation recently announced the appointment of William Johnson as chief executive officer and president and 10 new directors to its Board of Directors.

López appointed new CEO of Siemens Spain

Spain: Siemens announced today that Miguel Ángel López, currently Chief Financial Officer of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), will succeed Rosa García García at the top of Siemens S.A. in Madrid. García had officially notified the company of her withdrawal, which is to take effect on November 30, 2018, and Miguel Ángel López will take […]

GE names new Chairman and CEO

GE announced that H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. has been named Chairman and CEO of the Company by a unanimous vote of the GE Board of Directors.

Tata Power DDL appoints new CEO

Indian electricity distribution company Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (Tata Power DDL) appointed Sanjay Banga as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.

M&I Materials appoints new Technical Director

United Kingdom, Manchester: M&I Materials, a global company engaged in commercialising specialist materials for demanding applications in industry and science, has appointed Amanda Quadling to the role of Technical Director, as the company expands its footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and the Americas.

SPECO appoints Mr Xu Tao as new CEO

China: SPECO, an enterprise directly subordinated to Shandong Electrical Engineering & Equipment Group Co., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), has recently appointed Mr Xu Tao as the new CEO.

ABB appoints new VP of Communications for EP division

ABB has announced that Allen Shapard has been named as the new Group Vice President of Communications for the Electrification Products division. He will take responsibility for global communications, media relations and internal communications associated with the EP division, which provides solutions across the electrical value chain, from the substation to the point of consumption, […]

In Memoriam: Giorgio Bertagnolli

A widely known and respected transformer expert, Mr. Giorgio Bertagnolli, passed away on Saturday, 17 February 2018 in Milan, Italy, at the age of 84. Mr. Bertagnolli was a Transformer Technical Manager at ABB in Legnano, Italy and the author of a famous book published by ABB – Short Circuit Duty of Power Transformers, which […]

GE appoints new President & CEO of Europe

GE has announced the appointment of Peter Stracar as President & CEO of GE’s European region. He succeeds Mark Hutchinson who announced his retirement from GE effective Jan 1. Peter will report to Alex Dimitrief, President & CEO of GE’s Global Growth Organization (GGO), the company said in the press statement. Prior to his current […]