October 29, 2020
Aarhus, Denmark

New CEO and executive management of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems (Vestas) have today appointed Johnny Thomsen as CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S, taking over from Philippe Kavafyan who has left the company after two and half year as CEO.

From today, executive management of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S therefore consists of Johnny Thomsen, CEO of MVOW, Tatsuichiro Honda, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of MVOW, Kentaro Hosomi, Deputy Chairman of MVOW and CEO, Energy Systems, MHI, and Henrik Andersen, Chairman of MVOW and Group President and CEO of Vestas.

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For further information contact:

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind
John Wawer
T: +44 8455 282446
Email: jowaw@mhivestasoffshore.com

Vestas
Anders Riis
Head of Communications
Tel: +45 4181 3922
Email: anprr@vestas.com

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Dan Lochmann
Head of Global Communications Group
Email: mediacontact_global@mhi.co.jp


About MHI Vestas Offshore Wind
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems A/S (50 percent) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (50 percent). The company’s focus is to design, manufacture, install and service wind turbines for the offshore wind industry. The company aims to create sustainable value through offshore wind power by driving capital and operating savings and increasing the power output of wind turbines. An innovative force in offshore wind since its inception in 2014, the company is guided by its founding principles of collaboration, trust, technology and commitment. For more information, see www.mhivestasoffshore.com


About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 117 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 104 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 25,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels:


About Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), headquartered in Tokyo, is one of the world’s leading industrial firms with 80,000 group employees and annual consolidated revenues of around 38 billion U.S. dollars. For more than 130 years, the company has channeled big thinking into innovative and integrated solutions that move the world forward. MHI owns a unique business portfolio covering land, sea, sky and even space. MHI delivers innovative and integrated solutions across a wide range of industries from commercial aviation and transportation to power plants and gas turbines, and from machinery and infrastructure to integrated defense and space systems.

For more information, please visit MHI’s website: www.mhi.com/index.html

For Technology, Trends and Tangents, visit MHI’s new online media SPECTRA: spectra.mhi.com