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Newton, Mass.-based First Wind has named Michael Metzner as the company's executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Metzner will be responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of the company's operations.

Metzner was the senior vice president and treasurer at Exelon, a Chicago-based utility company, where he was responsible for multiple departments. Before joining Exelon in 1999, Metzner served in a variety of positions with Atlantic Richfield Corp., where he had been since 1988. Metzner will start at First Wind on June 23.

Metzner received his MBA from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree in economics from State University of New York, College at Brockport.

Tim Rosenzweig, the current CFO, is stepping into a new position at the company as senior vice president of finance reporting to Metzner. Rosenzweig will continue to lead all of the company's external financing efforts such as tax equity financings, loans and raising new capital.

SOURCE: First Wind



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