The leadership of a new Executive Committee (ExCo) of Global Wind Organisation has today been formed. The committee oversees all work carried out by the Secretariat.
At its first General Assembly under new Articles of Association agreed in February 2019, the GWO Executive Committee (ExCo) has been formed.
The new committee leadership is as follows:
Eloy Jauregui, Chairman of GWO, said: "GWO standards are created by the industry for the industry. We are pleased that our new statutes under the 2019 Articles of Association have produced a successful result following the General Assembly. This signals our progress towards maturity as an organisation and will help GWO become truly global."
Eloy also made special mention to Sabas Herranz, who steps down from his role as Chair of the Audit & Compliance Committee. "GWO would like to put on record its thanks to the outgoing chair of the Audit & Compliance Committee, Sabas Herranz of GE Renewable Energy. Sabas has been instrumental in our work to create a cycle of continuous improvement in relation to governance of the GWO training provider network and certification criteria."
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