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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 […]

Eskom Board rotates Group Chief Executive role

South Africa: The Eskom Board has decided to rotate current executives in the role of Interim Group Chief Executive to ensure exposure, and announced the appointment of Sean Maritz, Eskom’s CIO and group executive for information technology, as the Interim Group Chief Executive with immediate effect.

Transformer fire leaves 14,000 without power

A transformer on a power pole caught fire yesterday, cutting electricity to about 14,000 people in the Belmont area. A Western Power spokeswoman said the incident was related to eccesive rain the day before.

A generational change at ebm-papst announced

Gerhard Sturm, the founder and co-owner of ebm-papst Group, a German manufacturer of fans and motors, will transfer his membership in the ebm-papst Group advisory board to his son, Ralf Sturm, on 1 August 2017.