Singapore, 26 February, 2018 – Equis Energy, Asia-Pacific’s largest renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP), has named Nitin Apte as Chief Executive Officer.
Headquartered in Singapore, Equis Energy maintains a portfolio of more than 180 renewable energy assets comprising 11,135MW in operation, construction and development across Asia-Pacific including Australia, Japan, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand.
“Since its founding just over five years ago, Equis Energy has achieved an outstanding record of developing renewable energy projects throughout the Asia-Pacific region,” said Raj Rao, Chairman of the Board of Equis Energy. “With over 25 years of multinational management and operations experience, Nitin is the right person to lead Equis Energy into the next phase of its growth, and we expect that under his direction the Equis Energy success story will continue.”
Prior to Equis Energy, Mr. Apte was President and Chief Executive Officer of Materia, a specialty materials company he positioned for rapid growth through new strategic partnerships and expansion of the company's manufacturing footprint.
Before Materia, Mr. Apte worked for over 25 years at SABIC and General Electric in assignments spanning P&L Leadership, Marketing, Innovation, Supply Chain, Six Sigma, Manufacturing and Product Management.
Mr. Apte graduated from the IndianInstitute of Technology, Mumbai, with a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering. He also holds M.S. and MBA degrees from Ohio State University in the United States.