Wind Energy Vet Peder Hansen Joins FMC GlobalSat From GE

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based FMC GlobalSat Holdings Inc., a satellite communications and wireless services provider, has appointed Peder Hansen its renewable energy accounts manager.

Hansen, a wind industry veteran, is charged with building FMC GlobalSat’s brand and reach in renewable energy, including the wind and solar markets.

FMC GlobalSat provides satellite communications solutions to the renewable energy industry, including Kymeta communication solutions, thanks to a recently announced partnership. The company configures, integrates and deploys Kymeta solutions to support the renewable energy market by leveraging 53 satellites, eight teleports, 20,000 miles of fiber optic, and 24/7 technical support with 56 points of presence in 37 cities globally.

During his more than 25-year career, Hansen has worked in all facets of the wind industry, the company says. Before joining FMC GlobalSat, Hansen was senior sales engineer and blade production planning and inventory control at GE Wind Energy. Before GE, Hansen was executive vice president at NorthStar Wind Towers and global sales manager of wind energy for Valmont, where he was responsible for bringing wind tower designs to the market.

“Peder Hansen is a skilled leader in the renewable energy field. His wealth of experience and contacts make him an invaluable addition to the FMC GlobalSat team,” says Chris MacDonald, chief operating officer of FMC GlobalSat. “As FMC GlobalSat endeavors to be a major provider of global satellite communications and services, we will utilize Peder’s vast supply chain and development experience to propel our growth.”

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