Mitsubishi Power appoints Javier Cavada as President-CEO, EMEA region
Mitsubishi Power has announced that it has appointed Javier Cavada as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective from January 3rd, 2022. Mr. Cavada will lead the Mitsubishi Power business to expand its presence in the region, accelerate decarbonization and provide total solutions that empower its customers to combat climate change affordably and reliably.
Mr. Cavada joins Mitsubishi Power with more than 20 years of global experience in the energy industry and will help expand the company's presence in the EMEA region. Since 2018, he has been President and CEO of Highview Power, headquartered in London. Before that, he spent 17 years with Wärtsilä Corporation serving as President of the energy division and member of the executive board, leading the transformation into renewables integration including energy storage.
Paul Browning, Chairman of the Board, EMEA, Mitsubishi Power, said, "Appointing Javier to President and CEO of the EMEA region is another step in delivering on our mission to create a future that works for people and the planet by developing innovative power generation technology and solutions to enable energy decarbonization and deliver reliable power everywhere. He is a dynamic leader who will continue to expand our presence in EMEA. Under Javier's leadership, we will create a Change in Power."
Committed to decarbonizing EMEA's power industry, Mitsubishi Power provides total solutions including hydrogen capable advanced class gas turbines, battery energy storage for short duration storage, and hydrogen for long-duration storage. The company is expanding its service and waste-to-energy offerings to enable growth in the region.