Calvet and Gamesa go their separate ways

Jorge Calvet leaves Gamesa. (Photo: Gamesa)
Jorge Calvet leaves Gamesa. (Photo: Gamesa)

Gamesa announced the sudden termination of Jorge Calvet’s employment without stating any reasons or thanking him for his service. The company announced on May 23 that Ignacio Martín would replace Calvet as executive chairman.

Martín is a graduate of the University of Navarra with a degree in electrical engineering. Before joining Gamesa he was primarily employed in the automotive industry, most recently as executive vice president at CIE Automotive SA (2010-2011), and prior to that for an extended stint at GKN Automotive International.

"I am taking over at a company that successfully managed a buoyant economic period. Now that the expansion stage is behind us, it is time to focus and place more emphasis on competitiveness and profitability. We have the tools we need to come out of this process a stronger company: know-how, technological skill and an excellent team," says Martín.

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