Southwest Windpower Continues European Expansion with New Managing Director of Europe

Dixon Thayer, CEO of Southwest Windpower, announced today the hiring of Kate Sizer as Managing Director and Vice President for European operations. As part of a strategic plan to expand the distributed wind business into Europe, Ms. Sizer will oversee management of the sales and distribution center in Cologne Germany, and provide focus on strategic development of new markets and sales expansion into the European Union.

Kate Sizer was most recently the Managing Director of her own consulting firm focused on assisting small and medium sized businesses in growth and direction. Prior to that, Ms. Sizer has had an extensive background in sales, marketing and strategic business development as the European President for Sunbeam Europe Ltd, also working with Bunzl Outsourcing Service Ltd and Brake Bros Food Limited.

"I am very excited to have Kate take over the reigns in Europe," says Dixon Thayer, CEO. "Her knowledge of the European market, combined with strong leadership and strategic business skills will help propel distributed wind systems into the European Union.

About Southwest Windpower
Southwest Windpower has been designing and distributing small wind turbines for over 22 years and is the recognized global leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of small wind systems. (400-3000 watts). The company has been a pioneer in the development of wind technology and has built and shipped over 160,000 wind turbines to over 120 countries worldwide and has sales representation in over 88 countries. Headquartered in Flagstaff Arizona, it also has operations in Cologne Germany and a Joint Venture in Ningbo China. Applications are residential homes, commercial properties, micro grid, remote cabins, telecom transmitters, offshore platforms, water pumping and sailboats. Southwest Windpower is the manufacturer of Skystream, Whisper and AIR lines of distributed wind systems.
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Southwest Windpower
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