People: Broadwind Energy Inc (BWEN.O)
26 Dec 2014
Mr. Peter C. Duprey is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Broadwind Energy Inc., since December 1, 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Duprey served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Acciona Energy North America Corporation from April 2006 through September 2010, and led Acciona Energy's growth in wind development and operations, turbine manufacturing, and solar development in North America. In 2005 and 2006, Mr. Duprey was a partner at Zouk Ventures Ltd., a venture capital fund based in London, England. From 2001 through 2005, Mr. Duprey worked for GE Energy, a division of General Electric Company, where he was the General Manager of Marketing for GE Wind and led GE Energy's business development efforts in renewable energy, including the acquisition of Enron Wind. Mr. Duprey's early career included business development, quality and financial management positions at GE Capital, Eastman Kodak and PricewaterhouseCoopers. The Governance/Nominating Committee concluded that Mr. Duprey should serve as a Director of the Company as of the date of this Proxy Statement on the basis of his knowledge of the operations of the Company in his role as President and Chief Executive Officer, and also his more than 30 years of leadership and business experience which includes over 10 years of experience working in renewable energy markets. Mr. Duprey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Clarkson University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.
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