Job change announcements in the electric power and cleantech sectors.

Equinor named Molly Morris as president of Equinor Wind US. She will succeed Siri Espedal Kindem, who takes on a new role within Equinor. Morris joined Equinor in 2008 and has held multiple leadership positions there, both in the U.S. and in Norway. Her experience includes overseeing one of the company’s commodities trading desks and serving as SVP of Crude, Liquids and Products in Norway. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University.

Itron named Mary Hemmingsen to its board of directors. She brings more than 30 years of expertise in finance, asset management, project delivery, business development and governance. Since 2017, she has served in a variety of executive advisory roles for energy industry organizations as well as board roles. From 2013 to 2017, Hemmingsen was a global partner and gas, power and utilities industry lead at KPMG. Previously, she held senior executive positions in business and project development within the power and utilities group at Brookfield, and several executive and corporate finance positions at BC Hydro Power Authority. 

Renewable energy developer and operator X-ELIO named Kerri Neary as SVP of business development to further develop the company’s pipeline in the U.S. For the past five years she served as SVP of development for Summit Ridge Energy. Prior to that, she worked for the Department of Energy, where she directed technical viability and project management of non-recourse debt financing ranging from $100 million to $3 billion for clean-power generation and advanced-transportation projects. Neary holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University.

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