Kite Power fills top spot
Former Infinis Energy Holdings director Simon Heyes hired as chief exec
Kite Power Systems (KPS) has appointed Simon Heyes as chief executive and Andrew Tyler as non-executive chair.
Heyes (pictured) joins from Infinis Energy Holdings, where he was wind energy development and construction director.
Tyler is chief executive of Northrop Grumman Europe and has been an advisor to KPS over the past two years.
Sian George, a former chief executive of Ocean Energy Europe, will also be joining the KPS board as a non-executive director.
The company said the latest appointments complete its senior management team recruitment.
Heyes said: “I’m delighted to be joining KPS; it’s an exciting time for everyone involved in the company.
“With the support of our investors, and with the talented people that we have working at KPS, we are in a strong position to develop and commercialise our technology.”
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