Vestas the largest wind-turbine maker, has hired Chris Brown as president of its Americas unit.

Mr Brown will replace Martha Wyrsch at the American office of the world’s largest turbine manufacturer.

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Brown, 52, was most recently chief operating officer for the city of Detroit.

Wyrsch began at Vestas in 2009 and “led a team that increased its installed base of wind turbines in the region by more than 4.7 gigawatts,” according to a statement.

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