Michael Weidemann, Executive Vice-President ENERCON Canada Inc., is the Regional Director of all North American operations and subsidiaries – with ENERCON’s principal focus on the success of the Canadian market. With more than 17 years of direct commercial and technical experience in the wind industry, Michael brings extensive background from diverse markets such as Germany and Mediterranean Europe before coming to Canada. He studied at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany and the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona and holds a degree in Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin.
Since 2004, Michael has built on ENERCON’s presence in Canada. After moving to Canada in 2009, Michael has established and oversees ENERCON’s Montreal head office, two production facilities (WEC Tours Québec Inc., Matane, and Niagara Electric Inc., Beamsville), three operations and maintenance offices, including dispatch and warehousing under the ENERCON Service banners (Halifax, NS; Montreal, QC; and Beamsville, ON), twelve distributed service offices and most recently a sales office in Toronto.
In less than 5 years, the ENERCON group in Canada, led by Michael, has become the largest employer fully dedicated to the wind industry in Canada.