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NaiKun Wind Group Inc. has appointed Paul Taylor and Steven Eckert to the company's senior-executive team. Eckert's appointment is effective immediately, while Taylor's is effective May 5.

Taylor, president and CEO of the Insurance Corp. of British Columbia (ICBC), will join NaiKun Wind Group as president and director. Eckert, a former consultant to BC Hydro and former vice president of project development for Constellation Energy, becomes senior vice president of NaiKun Wind Group and president and CEO of NaiKun's development subsidiary, NaiKun Wind Development Inc.

"NaiKun is delighted to add these two high-caliber executives to our roster of senior management," says Michael C. Burns, chairman of NaiKun Wind Group. "Their managerial expertise and experience in the energy sector will contribute significantly to our project and the company."


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