James Fisher Renewables has appointed Maida Zahirovic as APAC regional vice president to strengthen the company’s operations in the region.
Zahirovic (pictured) has more than 11 years of experience in the wind industry and joins JF Renewables from her previous role as business director Taiwan at Vestas.
Previous posts include sales and bid management leadership roles at MHI Vestas Offshore and project management and consultant roles with Siemens Wind Power and MAKE Consulting.
She said: “I am delighted to be joining JF Renewables and I’ve been particularly inspired by the passion demonstrated by the business and the drive to create a sustainable impact through innovative solutions while retaining safety at the core of all activities conducted.
“With its deep technical knowledge and understanding of the marine environment, having supported the construction and development of over 17GW of offshore wind installed capacity, including more than 14 years of specialist offshore wind capabilities and over 170 years of maritime track record, JF Renewables is a solution provider at the forefront contributing to the energy transition that humanity needs and one which I’m excited to be part of.”
JF Renewables managing director Wayne Mulhall said: “This is a key appointment for JF Renewables, we will see significant offshore wind growth globally over the coming years combined with larger projects and new markets emerging as governments commit to renewable targets needed to combat the climate crisis humanity is facing.
“The appointment of Maida as APAC regional vice president demonstrates our commitment to supporting this activity in this region, building on our current investment in the region with the establishment of our Taiwan office and the appointment of our country manager, Kevin Wu.”