May 22, 2019 -- Each year TPI recognizes an Amazing Woman of Wind Energy (AWoWE) from each of our global regions. Today, the 6 winners attended the Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) luncheon at the AWEA WINDPOWER conference with members of our executive team and one of our Board members, Philip Deutch.
May 8, 2019 -- TPI Composites, Inc., announced today that it has promoted William Siwek to President, effective May 8, 2019, and appointed Bryan Schumaker as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 13, 2019. Steven Lockard will continue to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of TPI.
In his new role as President, Bill will oversee TPI’s global operations, finance, supply chain, legal, human resources and information technology functions. During Bill’s tenure as TPI’s Chief Financial Officer beginning in August 2013, TPI has grown its revenue from $215 million in 2013 to over $1 billion in 2018, secured a customer supply agreement pipeline of over $6 billion in potential contract revenue and completed an initial public offering in July 2016.
In his role as Chief Financial Officer, Bryan will lead TPI’s finance, accounting and investor relations functions. Prior to joining TPI, Bryan served in various financial roles at First Solar, Inc. from April 2008 to May 2019, most recently as its Chief Accounting Officer from July 2015 to May 2019.
April 25, 2019 -- Recognizing Iowa's 100% Clean Transportation Journey today at our Newton, IA bus manufacturing facility. In addition to representatives from Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART), GE Renewable Energy and Proterra Inc, we were honored to have Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds join us at this celebration. #tpicompositesinc #iowa #renewableenergy
Jan. 11, 2019 -- TPI , the largest U.S.-based independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, announced today that it has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Vestas) to provide blades from four manufacturing lines (with an option to add more lines) for India and export markets. The blades will be produced at a new Indian facility in the greater Chennai region which TPI plans to open for production in the first quarter of 2020. TPI’s new state-of-the-art manufacturing hub will be able to reliably and cost-effectively serve the India and global wind markets for multiple customers.