Vestas wind power appoints new President for Vestas Central Europe

Dr. Christoph Vogel has been appointed new Group Senior Vice President of Vestas and President of Vestas Central Europe. Christoph, who comes from a position as Vice President & General Manager at Johnson Controls, enters into his new position on 1 June.

Christoph has extensive global experiences across multiple businesses and functions. He has held various leadership positions within Johnson Controls, Siemens AG and The Boston Consulting Group and most recently served as Vice President & General Manager of Global Work Place Solutions Life Sciences Market at Johnson Controls in the United States.

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Christoph Vogel as the new President of Vestas Central Europe. Based on his experience, commitment and extensive accomplishments during his career, he is well qualified to secure the development of the significant central European market and we look forward to the many contributions he will make to the region and to Vestas,” comments Juan Araluce, Chief Sales Officer, Vestas Wind System A/S.

Christoph Vogel succeeds Klaus Steen Mortensen, President of Vestas Northern Europe, who has led daily operations in Central Europe on an interim basis. Klaus Steen Mortensen will continue in his role as President of Vestas Northern Europe.

I am very excited to join Vestas and meet all the talented employees. With a strong brand foundation, high quality products and very competent employees, Vestas has a strong position in the Central European market and I very much look forward to joining the team and making the most of these opportunities together”, says Dr. Christoph Vogel.

Every single day, Vestas wind turbines deliver clean energy that supports the global fight against climate change. Wind power from Vestas’ more than 51,000 wind turbines currently reduces carbon emissions by over 60 million tons of CO2 every year, while at the same time building energy security and independence.

Vestas has delivered wind energy in 73 countries, providing jobs for around 16,000 passionate people at our service and project sites, research facilities, factories and offices all over the world. With 52 per cent more megawatts installed than our closest competitor and more than 60 GW of cumulative installed capacity worldwide, Vestas is the world leader in wind energy.