Markus Tacke was appointed CEO of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy on May 8, 2017.

Prior to this position, he served as CEO of Siemens Wind Power for four years, where he helped to transform the business into a highly profitable and forward-looking global enterprise.

From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Tacke served as Chairman of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)/Wind Europe.

He has more than 20 years of experience in the energy and power generation industry, and has held senior positions in Germany, the Czech Republic, India, Brazil and Sweden.

Mr. Tacke holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany), and has a Master’s Degree in Combustion and Fluid Dynamics from Cornell University (New York, USA).