New European Sales Director at Green Energy


René Kirkegaard joins Green Energy as European Sales Director to realise the organisation’s growth ambitions

Green Energy is proud to announce the appointment of René Kirkegaard as the company’s new European Sales Director. With a strong commitment to sustainability and an impressive track record in change management, René Kirkegaard brings expertise in commercial management and energy optimisation that will help strengthen Green Energy’s position as a leading player in green energy.

Selling sustainability: Leading the change

René Kirkegaard brings an impressive career and experience as CEO of Frese Armaturen GmbH and Sales Director for Europe & Eurasia at Frese. Previously, he has also held positions as Business Unit Director for Merchant & Offshore Marine and General Sales and Marketing Manager at Johnson Controls. These experiences have given him a solid understanding of the market and a successful approach to achieving sales targets.

New European Sales Director: René Kirkegaard

“I look forward to participating in the reduction of emissions from both the transport and building sector with state-of-the-art lightweight and easily installed solar solutions,” says René Kirkegaard, adding: “Obviously, I also look forward to strengthening Green Energy’s position in the market and pursuing our ambitious sales initiatives, which will help expand our impact and shape a more sustainable future.”

Maintain growth and strengthen sales

René Kirkegaard is known for leading with the core values of trust, respect and honesty and has a passion for sustainability, energy optimisation and developing people and leaders. His interest in energy optimisation and sustainability makes him an ideal match for Green Energy’s mission to promote responsible energy consumption and production as well as climate action.

“The sales department is thrilled to welcome René as European Sales Director and is ready to pursue our sales targets for this year. René has a long and successful track record as both CEO and Sales Director and will contribute with his knowledge and network,” says Per Schmeltz, CSO at Green Energy.

René Kirkegaard joins Green Energy as European Sales Director and will work under Per Schmeltz, International Sales Director, along with the rest of the sales team. Together, we look forward to continuing our commitment to delivering innovative and sustainable energy solutions to customers around the world.

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