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Chris Beaufait has been appointed new group senior vice president of Vestas and president of Vestas Asia Pacific and China. Beaufait, who comes from a position as president and general manager of GE Aviation in China, enters into his new position on April 1.

Beaufait succeeds Danny Nielsen, chief operating officer (COO) of Vestas Asia Pacific and China, who has led daily operations since former president Jens Tommerup was appointed CEO of the Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries joint venture in September 2013. Nielsen will continue in his role as COO of Vestas Asia Pacific and China.



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