Javier Cavada joins Mitsubishi Power as President and Chief Executive Officer of Europe, the Middle East and Africa


DUISBURG (January 3, 2022) – Mitsubishi Power is pleased to announce that Javier Cavada joins today as President and Chief Executive Officer of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) of Mitsubishi Power.

Dr. Cavada will lead the Mitsubishi Power business to expand its presence in the region, drive decarbonization and accelerate the energy transition to meet the increasing demand for cleaner, more efficient, and more economical energy.

With more than 20 years of global experience in the energy sector, primarily in senior executive roles, Dr. Cavada has led companies through all phases of corporate development and growth. Before joining Mitsubishi Power, he was President and CEO of Highview Power, headquartered in London. Prior to that, he spent 17 years with Wärtsilä Corporation serving as President of the energy division and member of the executive board, leading the transformation into renewables integration including energy storage.

Ken Kawai, Executive Vice President, Head of Energy Transition & Power Headquarters of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., comments: “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Cavada to the company. He comes with a deep understanding of the energy industry and he brings with him a strategic vision and extensive experience which are key for further driving our growth in EMEA. With his agile leadership style and his personal skills he is the perfect fit for continuing our mission to accelerate the energy transition including our servicing and supporting for decarbonization of existing fleets and to empower our customers to affordably and reliably combat climate change.”

Javier Cavada adds: “Mitsubishi Power is a leading innovator in power generation driving the worldwide energy transition. I am very excited to join such a talented team and I am looking forward to writing the next chapter of the company’s success story, to continue to expand its presence in the EMEA region and to make a net-zero-carbon infrastructure in power supply a reality”.


Committed to decarbonizing EMEA’s power industry, Mitsubishi Power provides total solutions including hydrogen capable advanced class gas turbines, battery energy storage for short duration storage and hydrogen for long duration storage. The company is expanding its service and waste-to-energy offerings to enable further growth in the region.


About Mitsubishi Power in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Mitsubishi Power Europe, Ltd. is a leading provider and innovator of technology and solutions for the energy sector, who with its predecessor companies have had a presence in the region since 1908. Today, there are more than 1,000 employees across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with centers of excellence in Germany, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, in addition to customer support capabilities in countries across the region. Mitsubishi Power designs, manufactures and maintains equipment and systems that drive decarbonization and ensures the delivery of reliable power. Among its solutions are a wide range of gas turbines, including hydrogen-fueled gas turbines and solid-oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), and an experienced services business with an extensive reach across the entire region. Committed to providing exemplary service and working with customers, Mitsubishi Power's TOMONI intelligent solutions leverages advanced analytics, adaptive control technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning to make power plants smarter, lowering emissions, increasing flexibility and supporting decarbonization. Mitsubishi Power is a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), whose engineering and manufacturing businesses span energy, infrastructure, transport, aerospace and defense.

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Claudia Wedemann

Mitsubishi Power Europe GmbH

Tel.: +49 203 8038 1368

Email: [email protected]