Wind energy – appointment
Philippe Kavafyan has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Aker Offshore Wind to deploy his vast experience from the wind industry to accelerate the deepwater wind developer’s growth ambitions across projects in Asia, Europe and North America.
Kavafyan’s career spans more than 30 years, including over 15 years in the wind industry. He was most recently CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.
“I am excited to take on this role at Aker Offshore Wind, which is in a great position to lead the industrialization of floating wind on a big scale, utilizing its unique industrial heritage from the Aker group and strong, early positions in major offshore projects around the world,” says Kavafyan.
Kavafyan replaces Astrid Skarheim Onsum, who has decided to pursue interests outside the company.