Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES Americas), a fully-integrated renewable energy company, has hired Patrick Welch as chief financial officer (CFO), effective mid-June. Welch joins from Atlantic Power, a Boston-based public company in the independent power and transmission business, where he currently serves as CFO.
Welch brings more than 20 years of experience in financial roles within both the energy and electric power industry. Before working for Atlantic Power, Welch served as vice president and controller for DCP Midstream, a Denver-based midstream natural gas company. From 2000 through 2003, Welch held various finance and accounting positions at Dynegy in Houston, Texas, including vice president and controller of Dynegy Generation and assistant corporate controller. Earlier in his career, Welch spent 10 years in public accounting in the audit practices of Deloitte & Touche and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
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