Juan Araluce y Martinez de Azagra joined the wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S in 2007 as President of the Sales Business Unit Vestas Mediterranean A/S. He is also member of the global Senior Management team at Vestas Wind Systems A/S since 2007.
Vestas Mediterranean is one of the seven Sales Business Units in Vestas Wind Systems A/S and it manages all sales, construction and service operations in the countries of the Mediterranean region, Middle East, Latin America, Caribbean as well as approximately 70 per cent of the African continent. As of 30 June 2010, Vestas Mediterranean delivered a cumulative capacity of 9,200 MW and it had a workforce of 2,900 highly skilled and fully committed employees in the Mediterranean area including production capabilities in Italy and Spain.
1988 Master in Economics and Business Administration, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
1992-1995 Doctorate level courses in Economics, ICADE, Madrid, Spain
2003-2004 Advanced Management Programs, IESE, Barcelona, Spain, and Kellogg School, Chicago, USA
In the past 20 years, Juan Araluce has held different managerial positions in the oil & gas industries in Spain and Great Britain at companies, such as the BP Group.