(ESBJERG, DENMARK – December 7, 2017) – Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) announced today that Koen W. Bogers has been named Managing Director of its Denmark-based Renewable energy subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund (B&W Vølund).
Bogers most recently served as senior executive vice president of Siemens Building Technologies’ Middle East Division, located in Dubai. He joined Siemens in 1996, serving in positions of increasing responsibility -- including project management positions in the Power Generation and Oil & Gas divisions and managing director positions in the Industry Solutions and Building Technologies divisions of Siemens Netherlands -- before assuming his current role in 2015.
“Mr. Bogers is an outstanding leader, with extensive executive experience in power generation, oil and gas, and process automation,” said Jimmy Morgan, Senior Vice President of B&W’s Renewable segment. “He will provide strong insight and guidance for our business and employees as B&W Vølund implements its new, focused renewable energy business strategy in Europe and globally.”
“B&W’s Renewable energy segment – particularly B&W Vølund’s world-class waste-to-energy and biomass combustion and environmental technologies – is a key component of our business, and I have great confidence in Mr. Bogers’ abilities to guide our Denmark operations as we deliver reliable, advanced technology solutions for our customers and chart our course for the future.”
Bogers holds a master’s in business economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, as well as a master’s in electrical engineering from the Technical University Delft. He will be based in B&W Vølund’s Glostrup, Denmark, office, located near Copenhagen and will assume the Managing Director role effective January 2, 2018.
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