Venterra names new CEO

June 22, 2023
Venterra Group has appointed Philippe Kavafyan CEO, effective in October.

Offshore staff

LONDON  Venterra Group Plc, the offshore wind energy services business recently formed in 2021, has appointed Philippe Kavafyan CEO.

He joins the group in mid-September and, following a short transition, becomes CEO, effective Oct. 16.

Kavafyan takes over upon the retirement of Rob Jewkes, who is a member of the team that founded the business with Ayman Asfari in 2021.

Kavafyan joins from Aker Horizons in Norway and was previously CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind in Denmark. His career includes three decades in the energy sector, 20 years of which were in the wind industry. He has held leadership positions with General Electric, Areva and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. In addition, he has represented the industry in trade bodies, notably as Chairman of WindEurope. 



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