Andreas Wendler joins OPAL Management Board

Personnel changes as of December 1, 2017

Kassel. Dual leadership again at OPAL Gastransport GmbH & Co. KG: Effective 1 December, Andreas Wendler was appointed to the Management Board. The 39-year-old will work together with Eduard Schmitke; both are responsible for the network operator’s commercial operations.

Wendler has more than 15 years of expertise in the energy industry, primarily in the field of natural gas transport and the development of natural gas infrastructures. His previous positions have included working at the natural gas and crude oil producer Wintershall, where Wendler was involved in commercial negotiations related to the South Stream and Nord Stream 2 pipeline projects. Prior to that, Wendler, who holds a degree in political science and economics, accompanied the former WINGAS TRANSPORT GmbH & Co. KG during the open season procedure for the Baltic Sea Pipeline Link (OPAL).