RES Group Announces Appointment of Susan Reilly as CEO of RES Americas
DENVER, May 27
DENVER, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- RES Group today announced the appointment of
Susan Reilly as CEO of the RES Americas business. The appointment will take
effect in autumn 2010.
Susan has been Deputy CEO of RES Group and a member of the RES Holdings Board
(positions she will retain alongside her new position) since January 2010.
Susan, who has extensive experience of working in the renewable energy
industry in the US, will focus on leading the continuing growth and
development of RES's highly successful regional business and will also
continue to contribute to the strategic management of the RES Group at an
important time for the renewables sector.
Dr. Ian Mays, Group CEO of RES said; "I am delighted to be able to announce
the appointment of Susan to this senior position in our growing business.
There are great opportunities for RES in the Americas region over the coming
years, building on the achievements of the current regional management team.
It is exciting to be able to appoint someone of Susan's talent and experience
to this significant role."
Susan Reilly said; "I was pleased to join RES earlier this year as Deputy CEO
and to contribute to the future growth and development of a company with such
a long and successful track record in the wind energy business
internationally. I welcome the opportunity to work more closely with the
experienced team RES has in the US and to build on the important contribution
they have made to the growth of wind energy in the US and the RES Group."
Susan Reilly holds a BA in Economics and Accountancy and is a Chartered
Accountant. Following an early career in Principal Investment, initially
within corporate and banking environments, she worked in the private equity
sector, leading on venture capital investments in both the US and UK.
From 1995, Susan spent 13 years with Scottish Power/Iberdrola, holding a
number of senior positions including Strategy Director, and had responsibility
for the development of the Renewable Energy business in Scottish Power. Susan
also spent some time as Executive VP of a US regulated energy business,
PacificCorp Holdings and was Executive VP for Iberdrola Renewables USA.
About RES Group
RES is a leading independent renewable energy project developer with
operations across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. RES has been at the
forefront of wind energy development since the 1970s and has developed and/or
built more than 4.7GW of wind energy capacity worldwide, including projects in
the UK, Ireland, France, Scandinavia, and the United States, with a large
additional portfolio in development. The RES Group is active in a range of
renewable energy technologies, including large-scale solar and biomass and
on-site heat, power and cooling technologies, as well as offering design
consultancy for sustainable built environments. For more information, visit
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Contact: Anna Stanford, Head of Communications of RES Group, +44 (0) 1923 299
203, or +44 (0) 7761 103 465, firstname.lastname@example.org
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