2020-06-11

Press releases

Daniel Badman appointed as new CEO of the Swedish Wind Energy Association

The board of directors at the Swedish Wind Energy Association has decided on Daniel Badman as new CEO. He will join the association on December 1st at the latest. Daniel currently works as Senior Vice President of Public Affairs at the forest industry group Stora Enso.

– Daniel’s background is very interesting as wind power moves toward becoming a pillar of the energy system. I want to wish him a warm welcome and am looking forward to working with him, says Linda Burenius, chair of the Swedish Wind Energy Association.

As CEO, Daniel’s main missions are to represent the collective voice of the wind power industry, further reinforce wind power’s position, and not least accelerate the transition to a 100 percent renewable electricity system. Already within three years, wind power will constitute a third of the total electricity consumption in Sweden.

– The access to renewable electricity at a low cost is a precondition to the electrification of the transport and industry sectors, and can furthermore attract new businesses to Sweden. Moving forward, Daniel’s competence and network of contacts will be valuable, says Linda Burenius.

Daniel Badman will replace the current CEO Charlotte Unger Larson who vacates the position this autumn. He is looking forward to his new role as a representative of the wind power industry.

– I am happy for being entrusted with leading the Swedish Wind Energy Association and am looking forward to work alongside the secretariat and our member companies towards good conditions and continued growth within the sector. Coming from the world of industry and ministries, I am inspired to now strive toward maintaining the Swedish Wind Energy Association as an important voice in the public debate, says Daniel Badman, currently Senior Vice President of Public Affairs at Stora Enso.

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Contact:

Linda Burenius, chair, Swedish Wind Energy Association
Phone: 070-395 34 14
E-mail: linda@peas.com

Daniel Badman, currently Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Stora Enso.
Phone: 070-972 54 37

Hanna Magnusson, Communications & Press, Swedish Wind Energy Association
Phone: 073-025 78 46
E-mail: hanna.magnusson@svenskvindenergi.org

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