Lukas Gresnigt (47), a Dutch citizen, is a distinguished international energy expert with a proven track of record focusing on international asset strategies, energy markets, the energy transition and business development. He previously held various leadership functions at SHV Energy, a global distributor of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and at Statkraft, a Norwegian utility specialising in renewable energy generation and energy markets. Lukas Gresnigt has excellent knowledge and 20 years of experience in international asset investment strategies for energy and infrastructure. He also has a background in international banking and M&A. He started his career at the Boston Consulting Group in 1999.
Lukas Gresnigt holds a master in finance degree (with distinction) from the London Business School, an M.Sc. in chemistry from Utrecht University (NL) and an M.Sc. in chemical engineering (with honours) from the Delft University of Technology (NL).
Alpiq CEO Antje Kanngiesser says: “I am very pleased that Lukas Gresnigt will join Alpiq as a member of the Executive Board and Head International. He has a proven international track of record, the perfect background as well as strong values and leadership skills to help drive our business forward. On behalf of the Executive Board and all my colleagues at Alpiq, I would like to welcome Lukas Gresnigt and look forward to our collaboration.”
Lukas Gresnigt says: “I am honoured by the confidence of the Board of Directors and the CEO Antje Kanngiesser. I am looking forward to our collaboration and working with the entire Alpiq organisation to advance Alpiq’s international presence in driving forward the energy transition and create sustainable value for our customers and partners, as well as for the environment and society as a whole.”
Matthias Zwicky (65), a member of the Alpiq Group’s Executive Board and Head International since January 2020, will step down from the Alpiq Executive Board on 31 March and retire at the end of May 2022. During his career at Alpiq since 2003, he made a significant contribution towards the success of the company. He even postponed his retirement to ensure business continuity and a smooth handover to his successor.
Alpiq CEO Antje Kanngiesser says: “We sincerely thank Matthias Zwicky for his valuable and trusting cooperation, his leadership and his dedicated work over so many years.”
As of 1 April 2022, the Alpiq Executive Board will consist of Antje Kanngiesser (CEO), Luca Baroni (CFO), Michael Wider (Head Switzerland), Lukas Gresnigt (Head International) and Alexandra Machnik (Head Corporate Services).
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