How CEO Eckholt wants to restructure the wind power company

How CEO Eckholt wants to restructure the wind power company
Jochen Eckholt

Eickholt is the new president of the wind energy company since March 1.

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Aachen. First Publishing: 05/31/2022, 13:28 At Siemens, he is seen as the “head of reorganization”; In the end, he was able to put the sick “mobility department” back into the profit zone. Jochen Eckholt is now the last hope of making wind company Siemens Gamesa profitable again after years of crisis. Eckholt sees no reason why that shouldn’t work. In an interview with Handelsblatt, he outlined his plan to restructure one of the world’s largest turbine manufacturers.

In addition to higher prices and better contracts to better protect himself from raw material costs and supply chain problems in the future, the 60-year-old is not shy about strict austerity measures. “I can’t rule anything out at the moment, very sorry about that,” says Eckholt, aiming for potential job cuts or closing entire plants.

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