No.45 - ANDERS RUNEVAD (VESTAS)

Publicado Saturday, September 1st 2018
No.45 - ANDERS RUNEVAD (VESTAS)

Age: 58

 

Years at current company: 29

 

Nationality: Swedish

 

Industry: Energy

 

Turnover: $10.5bn

 

Rate of growth: 20% over the last five years

 

 

After devoting 29 years of his career to Ericsson, Anders Runevad left the Swedish telecoms group in 2013 to head up Vestas, a Danish wind-turbine manufacturer. A wise move on the part of the Danes as it turned out. In the year before his arrival they registered losses of 1.5 billion dollars, five years on Vestas has profits of 907 million dollars and turnover topping the 10 billion dollar mark.  

 

Notable success: In 2018 he was appointed to serve on the board of Schneider Electric.