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Ambitious Plans: Lars Weigel is New Managing Director at Windguard Certification

Varel, Germany - Windguard Certification has a new managing director. The 54-year-old Diplom-Ingenieur Lars Weigel aims to make the company fit for the challenges of the future’s complex energy market. Windguard Certification is a company specialized in certification services in the renewable energy sector.

Lars Weigel was appointed successor of Frank Weise in April, who returned to his home region for family reasons after five years as Managing Director of WindGuard Certification.

In addition to his degree in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University, Lars Weigel brings to his new position extensive experience in the fields of certification, production and organizational development, as well as from various professional stages in the wind industry. Among other achievements, he built up SGL Rotec GmbH & Co. KG to an internationally active company with over 700 employees and helped shape the national offshore wind energy network wab e. V. as a member of the board for many years. Most recently, he was responsible for the operating business of OWS Off-Shore Wind Solutions GmbH in Emden as the Chief Operating Officer.

Lars Weigel has set himself ambitious goals: „Besides the well-established fields of lifetime extension and electrical certification, I will particularly advance the development of our accredited test laboratory specialized in measuring the electrical properties of decentralized power generation units as well as the specialist areas of type and project certification - onshore and offshore“, he said.

Source: IWR Online, Apr 04 2021