CWind, a leading provider of services to the offshore wind industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Andrews as Global Head of Operations, Maintenance & Asset Management (O&M) Services.
(WK-intern) – This new division reflects the growth in demand for CWind’s services within the O&M phase of the offshore assets’ life. And by creating an area of the business that has sole focus on O&M services CWind will be able to offer its customers value enhancing integrated solutions that will minimise outage down time whilst giving the highest levels of customer service and support.
Mr Andrews joins CWind from Siemens Energy where he started his career as an apprentice technician 25 years ago and progressed through increasingly senior roles culminating in the role of Head of Installation Technicians and Site Management Group Siemens UK, in the wind energy division which he held for the last four years.
In this role he led the development of a UK infrastructure to support the recruitment and building of a high performing team of technicians, operational managers and back office staff, servicing all of Siemens UK offshore wind construction projects. As part of that role he was also responsible for developing the wind turbine competency framework (WTCF) defining global training requirements alongside the Siemens Global Training Team.
Peter Jorgensen, Managing Director CWind said: “I am extremely excited and happy that in Lee we have a highly motivated and talented leader joining CWind to head this important business area. He has outstanding knowledge and experience of the offshore wind industry and I am delighted to welcome Lee to the team to build on the strong O&M successes CWind has already achieved.”
Lee Andrews commented on his appointment: “I am delighted to be joining CWind. I’ve always been impressed by the quality of their technicians and services. They have an absolute commitment to skills, training and safety, and this is reflected in the professionalism of their work. I am really excited about the opportunities ahead of us and the huge potential for CWind to play an even greater role in the industry and I can’t wait to get started.”
CWind is a leading offshore wind industry service provider, working on construction and operations and maintenance projects. CWind has a proven track record of delivering cost-effective, fuel efficient vessels, proven project solutions, highly experienced turbine technicians and fully accredited training services. CWind regularly has over 200 technicians offshore as well as a growing list of international clients. It is inspected to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.