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Polytech appoints Claus Schou Nielsen as new Chief Operating Officer

Polytech appoints Claus Schou Nielsen as new Chief Operating Officer (COO) as of April 1, 2024.

Claus Schou Nielsen has over 17 years of experience in heading operations at various global organizations.

I am excited to join Polytech, this global player so deeply embedded in the entire value chain of the wind industry. Polytech has such a unique position to serve the global market and its strategic partners, such as major OEMs, asset owners, and developers. Using our lean manufacturing facilities, I will continue to drive Polytech’s operational excellence and digitalization journey at our facilities. I am looking forward to working with the regional managers and the entire operations team to further strengthen Polytech’s global position and bring even more value to our partners,” says COO Claus Schou Nielsen.

Polytech’s CEO Mads Kirkegaard welcomes Claus Schou Nielsen on board and is also looking forward to the future. “I am very happy that Claus joins our management team as COO. His wealth of experience and expertise in operations and manufacturing brings new insights and fresh ideas that we will use to remain competitive and agile in the future. I especially appreciate Claus’s focus on strengthening the cooperation with leaders and employees, as this is essential to succeed and improve our processes that will benefit our strategic partners,” explains CEO Mads Kirkegaard.

As COO, Claus Schou Nielsen is responsible for Polytech’s operations in Denmark, China, and Mexico, as well as its Procurement, Global Planning & Logistics, and Production Engineering organizations. He also becomes a member of Polytech’s management team.

Claus Schou Nielsen comes from a role as COO at Primo Denmark, a global manufacturer of plastic extrusion solutions. Prior to that, he was working at Gram Commercial and Danfoss.

Read the full press release about the appointment here.