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St. Louis-based Wind Capital Group (WCG) has named Ciaran O'Brien executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for the company. O'Brien is the former CFO at Airtricity.

"Wind Capital Group has experienced substantial growth since our inception," says WCG President Tom Carnahan. "As we continue to grow and become a leader in wind energy development in America, Ciaran's expertise and strong record of success will be an invaluable asset."

O'Brien brings 20 years of energy and project finance experience to WCG. Prior to joining WCG, O'Brien worked with Airtricity for seven years in both Europe and the U.S. O'Brien will work from WCG's Chicago office.

As CFO of Airtricity, O'Brien was one of the founders of its North American business unit. During O'Brien's seven years at Airtricity, he successfully led over $2 billion of equity and debt fundraisings. Prior to his tenure at Airtricity, he worked with Anglo American PLC in the base metals division and with Deloitte in Ireland.

SOURCE: Wind Capital Group

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