New Man Hoisted on Board for Gaia-Wind

Leading UK small wind turbine manufacturer Gaia-Wind Ltd, today announced the appointment of Sales & Marketing Director John Gallacher to the Board of Gaia-Wind as Director.

New Man Hoisted on Board for Gaia-Wind


Leading UK small wind turbine manufacturer Gaia-Wind Ltd, today announced the appointment of Sales & Marketing Director John Gallacher to the Board of Gaia-Wind as Director.

John joined Gaia-Wind in March 2013. He has been Sales Director and VP of Sales for a number of market leading industrial brands, developing a track record of transformational roles, working with existing teams to deliver outstanding results and ultimately cash generation.

Gaia-Wind CEO Johnnie Andringa said, "We are delighted to have secured John as a director of Gaia-Wind.

"John's contribution to the work of the Board will draw on his consistency, diligence and drive to solidify Gaia-Wind's status as market leader within the global small wind turbine industry. He has played a significant role in navigating Gaia-Wind through a period of development and adjustment across the industry."

John said, "I am delighted to be granted this opportunity to join the Board of Gaia-Wind. Having worked with the company for almost a year, I look forward to the challenges of helping to build on current success, domestically and as our export business continues to build, globally.

John's position as a Director on the Gaia-Wind Board is effective from January 2014.

John Gallacher graduated from the University of Paisley in 1993 with a B. Eng. (hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. Since then he has worked in a variety of sectors from Automotive to Infrastructure, and Consumer Electronics to Material Handling. These include:
Sales Director – domestic, BDR Thermea;
European Sales Director. Rolta; and
Sales Director – Industrial, Rittal

Notes to Editors:

1. For further information visit www.Gaia-Wind.com, email martin.paterson@gaia-wind.com or call on 07920715345 : Photo on request
Gaia-Wind Ltd is a manufacturer of world leading high performance Small Wind Turbines, servicing farms, rural properties, businesses, and community projects. The company is headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, with appointed distributors across the UK as well as operations in Italy, France, Denmark, Ireland, and the US.
In 2012 Gaia-Wind was listed as the fastest growing private company in Scotland and the eighth fastest growing in the UK.
Almost 1000 Gaia-Wind turbines have been "in the ground" for a combined operational time of more than 15 million hours. That's over 1,700 years. In Denmark, 77 of our Gaia-Wind turbines have been running for more than 10 years.

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