Equis Energy, Asia-Pacific’s largest renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP), has named Nitin Apte as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Equis Energy, Mr. Apte was President and Chief Executive Officer of Materia, a specialty materials company he positioned for rapid growth through new strategic partnerships and expansion of the company’s manufacturing footprint. Before Materia, Mr. Apte worked for over 25 years at SABIC and General Electric in assignments spanning P&L Leadership, Marketing, Innovation, Supply Chain, Six Sigma, Manufacturing and Product Management. Mr. Apte graduated from the IndianInstitute of Technology, Mumbai, with a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering. He also holds M.S. and MBA degrees from Ohio State University in the United States.