Julián Arrillaga Costa joins Principle Power as CEO

Industry veteran appointed CEO to lead Principle Power's industrialization efforts

20 October 2021

Principle Power's board of directors announced today that Julián Arrillaga Costa has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the leading offshore wind floating technology provider. 

Julián Arrillaga Costa's career spans more than 30 years. With a background in Mechanical Engineering, he has held several international business management roles, both as CEO and COO. Mr. Costa will deploy his vast experience from the onshore and offshore wind and automotive industries to consolidate Principle Power's leadership position in floating wind technology. 

Mr Costa most recently served as Chief Operations Officer at CIE Automotive, an industrial group specialized in supplying components and subassemblies for the automotive market. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer and then Chief Executive Officer at Adwen Offshore. 

Julian’s broad experience and multi-decade career as an executive leading the scaling-up of companies in both multinational environments and within joint ventures makes him the ideal candidate to lead Principle Power into full commercialization of the WindFloat® technology.

Luis Araujo
Board Chairman, Principle Power

It is a defining time to join Principle Power, which is in a great position to lead the industrialization of floating offshore wind on a global scale, drawing upon its singular know-how from the early deployment of the first ground-breaking floating offshore wind projects around the world.

Julián Arrillaga Costa
CEO, Principle Power