Starting in February, German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion will have a new chief operating officer (COO), Dr. Christoph Seyfarth, who will manage the supply chain, global blades, global nacelles, operational excellence and order fulfillment divisions.
Seyfarth, who will report directly to CEO Jurgen Geissinger, brings with him more than 20 years of managerial and professional experience in the purchasing departments of international manufacturers, including leadership roles at Alvarez & Marsal, Magna International and Mercedes-Benz.
Seyfarth holds a doctorate in business administration from Germany’s University of Wurzburg. Before his appointment at Senvion, he was a member of the executive committee of Nordex as COO of the nacelle and tower division. At Nordex, he also managed the company’s global purchasing on an interim basis.