Arne Wilhelm brings with him more than 12 years experience in the field of sales, marketing, banking, organization and business development. He has extensive international experience in commercial management and market intelligence; exploring and implementing new business opportunities in the Middle East / Africa and Europe.
His wide experience includes extensive professional competency in the commercial development of the Renewable Energy Industry with wide exposure in all related activities for renewable energy projects, leading up to Finance & Capital Access Securing, Energy Sales Safeguarding, Acquisition, Business model & Partnering, Project Implementation Assurance & Operations. He has worked very closely with all the major players including governments, developers, OEM Manufacturers and Business leaders in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Africa, Sub-Sahara and the Middle East.
In addition, Arne brings strong hands-on management; experience for developing a fully fledged factory in the Middle East for the production of Wind Towers with more than 24,000 m² of production space and total site area of 250,000 m² with 500 long-term jobs. He was responsible for the technology transfer between Egypt and SIAG Schaaf Industries Germany that led to the success of Wind Towers manufacturing facility in Egypt, which has won the World Wind Energy Award 2011 as the first manufacturer of Wind Turbines in the MENA Middle East and Africa Region.
Arne has excellent management skills and has helped various industries including that in the field of agriculture in optimizing their activities and increasing their productivity and turnover with his expertise. Being a successful business development manager, he has developed excellent relationship in Europe and MENA and has helped numerous organizations develop distribution channels in Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, UAE, KSA.
Arne is responsible for International Business segment and Renewable Energy at Infinity Technologies.