Jorge Magalhães

Jorge Magalhães is the Senior Vice President for Vestas Design Centre Chennai & Porto. In this role, he is in charge of leading the new Design Centre in Porto and the existing Design Centre in Chennai India. Previous roles at Vestas included leading and managing all the product development engineering activities, product architecture, and innovation and research activities at Vestas. Vestas is the world leader in wind energy, with 100 GW of installed wind power worldwide. Jorge Magalhães joined Vestas in December 2010. Prior to this role, Jorge Magalhães held various senior global management positions within the Embedded Communications Computing business of Emerson and Motorola with responsibilities that included Sales, Marketing and Product Management, Strategy and Strategic Alliances, Services, Operations, and Engineering. Before joining Motorola in 2000, he held various leadership positions with Philips Medical Systems where he oversaw the company’s business strategy and development as well as its marketing efforts. Prior to this, Jorge Magalhães’ career included roles with Youth Challenge International, a non-profit organization where he was the director for projects in Costa Rica, as well as with Canadian Pacific, a transportation conglomerate where he led various business re-organization efforts. Jorge Magalhães received a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto in Canada and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from INSEAD in France.