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June 1, 2020 in Uncategorized

The New Normal by Ed Blyth

There is much discussion as to how the Coronavirus crisis will change the way we live, shop, and work. Fundamentally though, what we are adapting to is risk, and how…
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May 13, 2020 in News & Media

Laura Preng Interviews with David Ramsden-Wood

Join our Partner, Laura Preng, as she interviews with David Ramsden-Wood to discuss what executive search firms are looking for when they view your resume and LinkedIn profile. Whether your in transition or…
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An Interview with David Preng

People On the Move

Unitil Corporation * Placement

Robert B. Hevert was appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.

Texas A&M Foundation * Placement

Michael Pia was appointed as Chief Investment Officer.

Baytex Energy Corp. * Placement

Donald G. Hrap was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Westwater Resources

Jay Wago was appointed as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

South Jersey Gas Company

Melissa Orsen was appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer.

Motiva Enterprises

Rose Sink was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Motiva Enterprises

Georganne Hodges was appointed as Executive Vice President of Supply, Trading and Logistics.

Sound Energy Plc.

David Blewden was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Castleton Resources LLC * Placement

Christopher “Chris” Wayne Migura was appointed as General Counsel.

Saulsbury Industries * Placement

Dennis Chismar was appointed as Senior Vice President of Business Development & Marketing.

Gulf Keystone Petroleum * Placement

Ian Weatherdon was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Predator Oil & Gas Holdings Plc.

Stephen Staley was appointed as Chairman of the Board.

Senex Energy Ltd.

Glenda McLoughlin was appointed to the Board of Director.

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc.

Lyle Williams, Jr. was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

CenterPoint Energy

David J. Lesar was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Pacific Drilling S.A.

Roger B. Hunt and Jeff D. Hunter were appointed to the Board of Directors.

AES Corporation

Lisa Krueger was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and President of IPALCO and DPL.

VAALCO Energy

Bradley Radoff, George Maxwell, Catherine L. Stubbs were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Marathon Petroleum Corp.

Ehren D. Powell was appointed as Senior Vice President of Chief Digital Officer.

Xcel Energy

Charles Pardee was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Royal Coal Corp

Michael Campbell  was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Reconnaissance Energy Africa Ltd

Nick Steinsberger was appointed as Senior Vice President of Drilling and Completions.

Southern California Gas Company

Scott D. Drury was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Sempra Energy

Kevin C. Sagara was appointed as Group President.

UGI Corporation

Raymond Kaszuba was appointed as Vice President and Treasurer.

FTS International

Ben Russ was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Aera Energy

Erik Bartsch was appointed as Chief Executive Officer designee.

Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga Gas

Pedro Cherry was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

AVANGRID

Dennis V. Arriola was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Blueknight Energy Partners

D. Andrew Woodward was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Pressure Technologies

Mike Butterworth was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Southern Company

Chris Cummiskey was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of Southern Energy Resources.

Georgia Power Company

Sterling Spainhour was appointed as SVP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp

Parker A. Weil was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Valero Energy Corporation

Jason Fraser was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

XCD Energy Ltd.

David Wall and Ashley Gilbert were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Venture Global LNG, Inc.

Jack Thayer was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Enviva Partners, LP

Jeffrey W. Ubben was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Laredo Petroleum, Inc.

Bryan Lemmerman was appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Weatherford

Benjamin C. Duster was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Era Group / Bristow Group

Christopher Pucillo was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Southern Company Gas

John O. Hudson III was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nicor Gas.

DCP Midstream

Stephen J. Neyland was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Paleo Resources Inc.

Kim Vo was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

Paleo Resources Inc.

Casey Minshew was appointed as Chief Commercial Officer.

Paleo Resources Inc.

Jeff Harder was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Southern Company Gas

Robin Lanier was appointed as Director of the Renewable Natural Gas Group.

Southern Company Gas

Greg L. Jones was appointed as Director, Climate & Environmental Policy.

Southern Company Gas

Joanne Mello was appointed as Director, Sustainability and Energy Policy.

Avangrid, Inc.

Dennis V. Arriola was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Greenlane Renewables

Candice Alderson was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Key Energy Services

Nelson Haight was appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.

Zion Oil & Gas.

Robert Dunn was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Vantage Drilling International

Jack Land was appointed to the Board of Directors.

PJM Interconnection, LLC * Placement

Nigeria Poole Bloczynski was appointed as Chief Risk Officer.

Occidental Petroleum * Placement

Robert M. Shearer was appointed to the Board of Directors.

EQT Corporation * Placement

Lydia Beebe, Lee Canaan, and Hallie Vanderhider have joined the Boared of Directors.

UEX Corporation

Peter Netupsky was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Bahamas Petroleum Company Plc.

Leo Koot was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Natural Gas Services Group, Inc.

Leslie Beyer was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Questerre Energy Corporation

Mireille Fontaine was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Aemetis, Inc

Naomi L. Boness was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Anbaric Development Partners, LLC

Clarke Bruno was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Hurricane Energy

Alan Parsley was appointed to the Board of Directors.

YPF Sociedad Anónima

Alejandro Daniel Lew was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

HighPoint Resources

Andrew C. Kidd was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Enbridge Inc.

Stephen S. Poloz was appointed to the Board of Directors.

DXI Energy

David Cross was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

DXI Energy

Robert L. Hodgkinson was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Southwestern Energy Company

Chris Lacy was appointed as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.

Ormat Technologies, Inc.

Hidetake Takahashi and Albertus Bruggink were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Tourmaline Oil Corp.

Janet L. Weiss was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Pioneer Energy Services

David Coppe, John Jacobi, Matt Porter, and Charlie Thompson were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Global Water Resources, Inc.

Christopher D. Krygier was appointed as Chief Strategy Officer.

Blue Water Petroleum Corp.

Andrew Osichnuk was appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Director, Secretary and Treasurer.

PPL Corporation

Vincent Sorgi was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Enservco Corp.

Richard A. Murphy was appointed as Executive Chairman and Principal Executive Officer.

Montage Resources Corporation

Matthew Rucker was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Sustainable Power Group, LLC

Michael Belikoff was appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

Shawcor Ltd.

Alan Hibben was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Exxon Mobil Corporation

Linda DuCharme was appointed as President of Upstream.

Targa Resources Corp.

Lindsey M. Cooksen was appointed to the Board of Directors.

DB Energy Assets, LLC.

Gary Fromer was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Enbridge Inc.

Patrick R. Murray was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer.

Rhino GP LLC.

Thomas L. Fairfield was appointed as Chief Restructuring Officer.

Falcon Minerals Corporation

Claire Harvey was appointed to the Board of Directors.

BP America Inc.

David C. Lawler was appointed as Chairman and President.

Summit Midstream Partners

Robert J. McNally and Marguerite Woung-Chapman were appointed to the Board of Directors.

Chesapeake Utilities Corp.

Danielle Mulligan was promoted Assistant Vice President of Communications and Marketing.

Basic Energy Services

James Newman was appointed as Senior Vice President of Agua Libre Midstream.

Basic Energy Services

Adam Hurley was promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations.

OVINTIV Inc.

Peter A. Dea was appointed as the Chairman of the Board.

Murphy Oil Corp

E. Ted Botner was promoted to Senior Vice President General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.

HollyFrontier Corp.

Indira Agarwal was promoted to Vice President Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.

Bonterra Energy Corp.

Jacqueline R. Ricci and John J. Campbell were appointed to the Board of Director.

USA Compression Partners

Eric A. Scheller was appointed as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

PetroShale Inc.

Gary D. Reaves was appointed to the Board of Directors.

Texas A&M Foundation

Michael Pia was appointed as Chief Investment Officer.

Core Laboratories N.V.

Harvey Klingensmith and and Monique Van Dijken Eeuwijk were appointed to the Board of Directors.

ConocoPhillips

William Bullock, Jr. was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Norwegian Energy Company ASA

David B. Cook was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.

Kris Energy

Joanne Ang was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.

High Arctic Energy Services Inc.

Christopher C. Ames was promoted to Chief Financial Officer.

Keyera Corp

Eileen Marikar was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Ascent Resources

Brooks M. Shughart was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

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