MacArtney ramps up offshore wind activities and recruits a highly experienced General Manager
MacArtney Offshore Wind Solutions, part of the MacArtney Group, recruits Bjarne Siig as the new General Manager. With over 20 years of global experience at top management level in the wind energy sector, he will bring the division through growth.
Bjarne Siig will head MacArtney's wind division, supplying handling and installation equipment, including cable carousels, offshore power quadrants, tensioners and service solutions.
"I'm enthusiastic about this new task with MacArtney Offshore Wind Solutions. A hub for experience and expertise; comprising many great people with the will to succeed and establish the framework for solving future tasks together. I am happy to be here!" Bjarne states.
Partner with the industry
MacArtney Offshore Wind Solutions near Holstebro in Denmark is a division under the MacArtney Group. It builds on more than 40 years of experience producing handling equipment for the marine segment. Its currently 45 employees are well equipped to continue own production, development, sales and service of the product portfolio targeted at offshore wind customers.
Bjarne Siig wishes to motivate the entire value chain and MacArtney's own employees through inspiration, vision, values, teamwork and challenging each other. Backing this is the aim to partner with the wind industry, delivering unique equipment and customised solutions to support effective installation and service offshore.
"Our strength - and standing - lies in complete system solutions. We own and include all value chain steps from engineering, automation and production to service. We offer smart solutions bringing value to the customer," Bjarne Siig continues.
Furthermore, there is an ongoing priority on maintaining good and close customer relations, enabling guidance, support and availability in the rapidly increasing wind market.
40 years of experience
Bjarne Siig believes there is a significant market for MacArtney to exploit within the installation of wind farms. It is a strength that MacArtney has more than 40 years of experience in product development and technology from the maritime market, which is directly applicable to the offshore wind segment.
MacArtney CEO Niels Peter Christiansen supports this premise:
"We are happy to see Bjarne Siig join MacArtney Offshore Wind Solutions as General Manager. Bjarne brings many years of experience from the industry, which will be instrumental for expanding the division's product portfolio and increasing the activities in a growing offshore wind market."
Bjarne Siig is 51 years old, married with two sons and lives in Ulfborg, close to MacArtney's factory in Bur, where he will be based. Before his time with Gurit, Siig spent many years with Vestas in the Blade Production division, based in Denmark, Germany, and China.