Enerkem announced the appointment of Dirk E. Andreas as Senior Vice President of Business Development, North America. In addition, Patrice Ouimet, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, is promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Dirk was most recently the Managing Director and the Midwest Regional Vice President of Business Development for Iberdrola Renewables Inc.. With solid experience in the energy sector, including the development, construction, operations and maintenance of wind, coal and natural gas-fired power plants, Dirk also has a strong track record in mergers and acquisitions and “greenfield” developments.
Patrice joined Enerkem as Chief Financial Officer in February 2010. He is an experienced finance executive whose leadership will continue to drive Enerkem’s growth momentum. Patrice is based in Montreal, Quebec (Canada), while Dirk will be based in Chicago, Illinois (U.S.).