TPI Composites Appoints James Hilderhoff As Chief Commercial Officer

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — August 6, 2020 — TPI Composites Inc. (TPI), an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades with a global footprint, announced today that it has hired James Hilderhoff as its chief commercial officer, effective August 3, 2020. In this position, Hilderhoff will oversee all sales, service, business development and account management activities for the company’s wind and strategic markets.

Hilderhoff brings more than 35 years of experience to TPI, including leadership positions in the transportation and power industries. Most recently, Jim served as chief commercial officer – North America for Wabtec Corp. Prior to Wabtec’s merger with General Electric Co.’s (GE’s) transportation business in February 2019, Hilderhoff served in sales, service, operations and marketing roles in various businesses of GE for more than 30 years. Hilderhoff served as general manager, global sales and marketing of GE’s rail transportation business from January 2016 to February 2019, and also served as general manager, Americas Services Operation for GE’s transportation business from 2010 to December 2015.

Hilderhoff holds a Master in Business Administration degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Science from Pennsylvania State University.

Bill Siwek, TPI’s president and CEO commented, “We are thrilled to have Jim join our executive team. His international business development and executive experience in the transportation and power markets provides great tools to help us continue to grow and diversify our wind, strategic markets and service businesses.”

Posted August 7, 2020

Source: TPI Composites Inc.