Lightsource bp has named Juan Luis Cantón as its new Country Head for Spain.
With more than 20 years of experience in the renewable energy sector, Cantón joins the company and will continue to advance Lightsource bp’s expansion plans across the nation.
The company recently revealed the status of 19 solar projects in Spain that will generate an estimated €1.2 billion in local investment.
Fernando Roger, who is now the country head for Lightsource bp in Spain, will be replaced by Juan Luis Cantón. Fernando Roger oversaw the team’s growth from a start-up to a gigawatt-scale pipeline.
Fernando, a seasoned employee of Lightsource bp with ten years of service, will advance into a regional position as Director of Southern Europe.
CEO of EMEA & APAC for Lightsource bpKareen Boutonnat, said “We’re really excited to welcome Juan Luis Cantón to the team. He brings with him significant development experience that will be valuable as we continue to drive the momentum of Lightsource bp’s growth across Spain.”
“I would also like to thank Fernando Roger for his incredible efforts and dedication in growing our business in Spain and we wish him all the success in his new role.”
Director of Development for Southern Europe at Lightsource bp, Fernando Roger, said “The appointment of Juan Luis Cantón demonstrates how much we have grown and evolved over these last years both in terms of team size and results.”
“This role gives Juan Luis a great opportunity to drive our success forward, establishing Lightsource bp as a clear leader across the Spanish energy market.”
Juan Luis Canton added “I appreciate the trust Lightsource bp has placed in me, I am very excited to be able to contribute to the expansion of the company in Spain, and at the same time to collaborate with a team of professionals who appreciate for the work they have done so far and for the motivation they show in continuing to accelerate the decarbonization of our planet.”
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