New US chief for Acciona
Rafael Esteban named CEO, replacing Ilya Hartmann
Acciona Energy has named Rafael Esteban as chief executive of Acciona Energy USA Global, replacing Ilya Hartmann.
Esteban will be responsible for the growth of the company’s renewable energy portfolio in the US and Canada and the operation of 966MW of wind and solar projects in the two countries.
Esteban was previously CEO for Acciona Energy in South Africa.
Acciona Energy CEO Rafael Mateo said: “Rafael Esteban is a proven leader in the renewable energy industry who will expand our success in the important US and Canadian markets.
“His talents and experience make him the right choice to continue our growth in North America.”