Andrew Flanagan Assumes Role of CEO at RWE Clean Energy, Mark Noyes Steps Down

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Andrew Flanagan has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RWE Clean Energy, a subsidiary of RWE Group, succeeding Mark Noyes. Andrew Flanagan, previously serving as the Chief Development Officer (CDO) of the company, brings extensive experience in the renewables industry to his new role.

Markus Krebber, CEO of RWE and Chairman of RWE Clean Energy, expressed his satisfaction with Flanagan’s appointment, stating, “I am very pleased that with Andrew, a highly experienced leader in the renewables industry, is taking the helm as the new CEO.”

Andrew Flanagan assumes the leadership position at a crucial juncture, as RWE Clean Energy aims for significant expansion in onshore wind, solar, and batteries. Markus Krebber emphasized the commitment to making RWE Clean Energy a larger and more successful player in the U.S. renewable energy market.

The transition in leadership comes as Mark Noyes, the outgoing CEO of RWE Clean Energy, decided to step down by mutual consent. The Executive Board of RWE expressed gratitude to Noyes for his successful tenure, particularly acknowledging his role in positioning the company in the U.S. market after the acquisition of Con Edison’s renewables business.

Markus Krebber stated, “Following the acquisition of Con Edison’s renewables business, Mark has successfully positioned the new RWE Clean Energy in the U.S. market, laying the foundation for our ambitious growth path. In 2023, the company delivered a successful first business year.” He wished Noyes the best for his future endeavors.

The Executive Management Team, led by Andrew Flanagan, includes Ingmar Ritzenhofen as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Akshaya Bhargava as Chief Operating Officer (COO). This team is poised to drive RWE Clean Energy’s continued success in the U.S. renewable energy sector.

RWE Clean Energy, a top-tier renewable energy company in the United States and a subsidiary of RWE Group, boasts over 15 years of experience in the U.S. renewables business.

The company operates a renewable energy portfolio of approximately 9 gigawatts (GW) installed capacity, encompassing onshore wind, solar, and battery storage.

RWE Clean Energy ranks as the fourth-largest renewable energy company in the U.S. and stands as the country’s second-largest solar owner and operator, with a presence in the majority of U.S. states. The 1700-person RWE team in the U.S. remains fully committed to advancing the clean energy transition in North America.

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