WindEurope elects new chair
RES CEO Ivor Catto replaces Enel Green Power’s Francesco Venturini
RES chief executive Ivor Catto has been elected as the new chairman of the board of WindEurope.
Catto (pictured) was elected by WindEurope’s board of directors and will fill the role for 18 months.
He replaces Francesco Venturini, CEO of Enel Green Power, who had been in the post since April 2016.
Catto said: “It is an honour for me to have been elected as WindEurope’s new chairman. At a time when wind energy continues to advance, is now affordable for consumers and is playing a key role in helping Europe meet its climate targets.”
WindEurope chief executive Giles Dickson said: “We’re delighted to have Ivor Catto as our new chairman.
“Having one of the world’s largest independent renewable energy companies at the helm of WindEurope, with its expertise across wind, solar, power and storage, will undoubtedly be a great asset to us.”