CESI Middle East, Pierluigi Vicini new Manager Director
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 4 November 2022: Effective as of October 1, 2022, within the Consulting Division (CS), the CESI Middle East subsidiary is entrusted to Pierluigi Vicini.
Pierluigi Vicini, in his role of Project Manager and Senior Consultant, has successfully supported CESI Group and its CESI Middle East subsidiary for more than 10 years. He has led key-projects in the Middle East Power Sector, contributing in this way to the growth of the brand of the Company in the region.
Thanks to his deep knowledge of the Middle East, and a deep connection with the Clients and their needs, Pierluigi will continue the successful path of CESI Middle East as the new Managing Director of the branch. The Region has been facing a period of profound transformation, leading to opportunities and challenges. The ambitious targets set by the Countries on green transition, diversification of the economy, digitalization, and new technologies, will find in CESI Middle East an expert and reliable partner for their future.
“Sustainability, diversification of economy, and power sector restructuring are just few of the topics on top of the political agendas in the Gulf. Effective strategies are crucial for success, and CESI has demonstrated to be a leading brand in the region for supporting Clients in this ambitious, tough difficult journey. My target is to strengthen even more our position focusing on our customer centric approach and technical excellence. ” stated Pierluigi Vicini.
From the same date, the former CESI Middle East Managing Director Floris Schulze becomes the Director of the new Global Utilities Key Account Unit within the CESI Group Testing, Inspection & Certification Division (TIC), KEMA Labs. Floris established successful operations in the Middle East region leading the CESI Group being one of the top brands in technical power consultancy and leader for independent Testing, Inspection and Certification activities in the electricity industry in the region.
CESI S.p.A (Centro Elettrotecnico Sperimentale Italiano) is a world-leading technical consulting and engineering company in the field of technology and innovation for the electric power sector. Through its Division KEMA Labs, CESI is the world leaderfor the independent Testing, Inspection and Certification activities in the electricity industry. With a legacy of more than 60 years of experience, CESI operates in 70 countries around the world and supports its global clients in meeting the energy transition challenges.
The company’s key global clients include major utilities, Transmission System Operators (TSOs), Distribution System Operators (DSOs), power generation companies (GenCosJ, system integrators, financial investors and global electromechanical and electronic manufacturers, as well as governments and regulatory authorities. In addition, CESI works in close cooperation with international financial institutions such as, among others, the World Bank Group, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Investment Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank.
Major consulting services include: Power Systems studies and Power Market studies, Master Planning and Operational Planning, design and Owner’s Engineering for HVAC/HVDC Interconnections, Real Time Operations supervision and control, Asset Management, Integration of Renewable Energies and Storage Systems, design and Owner‘s Engineering of Smart Grids and Smart Metering deployments, Technological and Environmental Audits, Control and Regulation Systems for Power Plants, Engineering services for Testing Laboratories, Environmental Impact Assessments, Civil Engineering Services for hydro and renewable plants and Environmental Monitoring Systems for Electric Power Plants. CESI also develops and manufactures advanced solar cells, III-V triple junction GaAS for space and terrestrial application (CPV). CESI is a fully independent joint-stock company headquartered in Milan and with facilities in Arnhem, Berlin, Mannheim, Prague, Dubai, Knoxville (USA), Chalfont (USA), Rio de Janeiro, Santiago de Chile and Shanghai.