Vattenfall has named Ulrika Ritzén as the new Head of Onshore Wind, effective from November 13th. Ritzén brings a wealth of experience to her new role, having previously served in key positions at ABB Group, where her responsibilities included offshore wind connections, and more recently at Hitachi Energy. Her extensive background in the energy sector makes her a valuable addition to the Vattenfall team.
Expressing her enthusiasm for the new role, Ritzén stated, “What attracted me to join Vattenfall is what the company stands for and its frontrunner position in the energy industry. I much look forward to contributing to this growth in my role as onshore wind head.”
Helene Biström, Head of BA Wind at Vattenfall, expressed her satisfaction with Ritzén's appointment, highlighting the challenges and complexities of the current market environment. Biström emphasized the importance of navigating these intricacies while maintaining the necessary coexistence among various interests.
Ritzén's knowledge, drive, and personality are expected to play a pivotal role in Vattenfall's efforts to successfully expand its onshore wind portfolio and meet the growing demand for sustainable energy solutions.