Wind Energy – Appointment
Crowley has appointed Bob Karl as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s new business unit, Crowley Wind Services.
As Crowley elevates the scope of its offerings in wind energy, Karl will lead the company’s wind services team in the strategic development and expansion of services to support the emerging sector.
Karl is a long-time energy industry leader, serving more than two decades in various global leadership and management roles at General Electric (GE), as well as other renewal energy and manufacturing roles.
From 2011 to 2018, he was North American wind projects director for GE Renewable Energy and most recently served as chief operating officer of GE Renewable Energy Global Services since 2018.
Under Karl’s leadership, Crowley will look to expand its development opportunities through more strategic partnerships. With the development of an offshore wind terminal currently underway in Salem, Massachusetts, Crowley also has partnered with other industry leaders to develop dedicated U.S. marine assets as well as support the workforce development needed.