ROBUR Announces Appointment of David Corbett as President of Americas business

ROBUR Industry Service Group GmbH has appointed Houston-based David Corbett as its President for the Americas. This an important next step in bringing ROBUR’s leading portfolio of industrial services to the strong growth markets in North and South America. ROBUR’s focus in the Americas is in the first instance on developing its infrastructure and presence to safely and effectively deliver its wind turbine inspection, maintenance and asset management services in these markets.

David Corbett joins ROBUR with an extensive and varied background in asset performance management and related services. He most recently served as CEO of a US-based pipeline integrity and asset management services business, and previously has held senior leadership roles in organizations providing engineering, verification, inspection, testing and asset management services throughout the energy value chain and at all asset life-cycle stages. Corbett, originally a Naval Architect and with origins in asset management for the UK’s naval nuclear fleet, is a Chartered Engineer in the UK and registered European Engineer. He has been resident in Houston for 20 years and has led businesses throughout the Americas in the development and provision of high integrity/safety critical technical services as well as bringing significant corporate transaction and integration experience. “The Americas is one of the most important and fastest growing markets in the renewable power generation space, and I’m very pleased to join such a well-regarded service provider at such a pivotal time for the industry.”, said Corbett. He continued, “We have exciting growth plans and I’m looking forward to recreating ROBUR’s excellent reputation as one of the leading non-OEM providers of comprehensive, differentiated asset management services in European markets, for asset owners/operators in the Americas.”

Jan-Jörg Müller-Seiler, Managing Partner for ROBUR, commented, “We’re very pleased to move forward on this next stage of our strategic development, and expect to be able to announce exciting developments in the coming months. David’s experience in business integration and in implementing high-performing safety and quality assured strategic growth strategies will be central to the further development of our advanced renewables asset management services in the Americas.”

For further information, contact:

David Corbett in Houston
+1 281 467 0287

Kyriakos Kosmidis in Munich
+49 151 4022 5013