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Country Director in South Africa appointed

Jan 02 2017 | Company News

Managing Director to Develop African Market

As per 1 January 2017, Hebren James (33) will join K2 Management as our new Country Director, South Africa, reporting to CEO Henrik Stamer.

Hebren James has 12 years of work experience in South Africa. Since 2009, he has been working in the power industry where he joined Siemens as a Project Manager, managing large scale Return to Service and Refurbishment projects on coal-fired power stations in South Africa.

“With Hebren James on the team, we can really support the African wind market. He has an excellent track record of managing complex projects, driving sales, and a strong network amongst developers, authorities, and suppliers. This will be an asset for our clients and the rest of our company,” K2 Management CEO Henrik Stamer comments.

Hebren James continues:

“I am looking forward to joining K2 Management. I am confident we can create a lot of value to wind farm developers, utilities, investors and financial lenders throughout the entire value chain in South Africa and other upcoming wind markets as we can apply best practices and know-how to optimize yield and performance of their investments.”

In 2012 he joined Siemens Wind Power where he project managed, on behalf of the wind turbine supplier, the 138 MW Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm Project and  supported the project management of an additional 100 MW onshore wind project in South Africa.

Since June 2014 Hebren James has been working as the Senior Sales Manager for Siemens Wind Power in South Africa and Middle East Africa -securing a pipeline of 361 MW of projects in the REIPPPP.

Hebren James holds  Bachelor degrees in Electrical Engineering and Management of Technology.