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  • Chilean coop federation hires new manager

    Jan 20, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Chile's National Federation of Power Co-ops has appointed Patricio Molina as its new general manager.
  • Morgan Stanley appoints NA power and gas chief

    Jan 19, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Morgan Stanley has appointed a new head of North American power and gas trading as well as two regional heads of power origination.
  • Macquarie hires LatAm exec from Sempra

    Jan 15, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Macquarie Capital has hired a project finance and development official who previously oversaw Latin American energy investments at Sempra Energy in New York.
  • CS appoints global head of renewables

    Jan 14, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Credit Suisse has promoted its head of North America renewables in New York to a new global position overseeing investment banking in renewables and sustainable energy technology.
  • Investment firm takes stake in Greenbacker

    Jan 13, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    A Boston-based investment holding company that specializes in financial services companies has taken a stake in US renewable energy investor Greenbacker Group.
  • Nordex appoints new CFO

    Jan 13, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Nordex has selected a new CFO to replace the incumbent Christoph Burkhard, who had held the position since October of 2016.
  • Evergy CFO Somma to retire

    Jan 12, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Evergy's CFO Tony Somma is retiring after 27 years with the company and its predecessor, Westar Energy.
  • Solar finance doyen Grosdidier takes job at microgrid start-up

    Jan 12, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Richard Grosdidier – whose solar finance career has included stints at NextEra Energy, NRG Energy, Innogy Renewables and Sunfinity Renewables – has turned to microgrids for his next challenge.
  • Marathon expands into Europe with hire from Moelis

    Jan 12, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Chicago-based investment bank Marathon Capital has established an outpost in Europe for the first time with a senior hire from Moelis & Co in London.
  • CenterPoint to add financial firepower

    Jan 11, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Texas utility CenterPoint Energy has added former Calpine Corp and Talen Energy treasurer Stacey Peterson and investment banker Philip Holder to its senior finance team.
  • MPC Capital launches renewable platform

    Jan 11, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    German asset manager MPC Capital has launched a renewable energy platform called MPC Energy Solutions, with capital raised through an equity placement.
  • Brazil's Cescon promotes energy lawyer to partner

    Jan 11, 2021 - Juliana Ennes

    Brazil’s law firm Cescon Barrieu has appointed six partners located in its São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte offices, with one dedicated to the energy sector.
  • Hairston made permanent at BPA

    Jan 08, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette has announced that John Hairston will stay on as administrator and CEO of the Bonneville Power Administration, a position he has held on an acting basis since September 2020.
  • Hannon shakes up leadership titles

    Jan 08, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI) has tweaked the roles of several of its senior officials as former CFO Brandan Herron transitions to an advisory role.
  • Duke Energy names new head of investor relations

    Jan 07, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Duke Energy has named Jack Sullivan vice president of investor relations, succeeding Bryan Buckler, who recently left the company for another career opportunity.
  • Julian Bott, CFO of Southwestern Energy, passes away

    Jan 06, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Southwestern Energy Co's executive vice president and CFO Julian Bott passed away on January 3. He was 57.
  • Starwood hires deputy GC from Atlantic Power

    Jan 06, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Starwood Energy Group Global has recruited Jeffrey Levy, the former general counsel of Atlantic Power Corp, as deputy general counsel and managing director.
  • FirstEnergy hires PG&E veteran as chief legal officer

    Jan 06, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    FirstEnergy Corp has appointed long-time PG&E Corp general counsel Hyun Park as its new senior vice president and chief legal officer, effective January 11.
  • Cuatrecasas hires new LatAm partners

    Jan 06, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Spanish law firm Cuatrecasas, pursuing growth in Latin America, has hired nine partners in Chile, Mexico, and Colombia, three of whom will work on deals in the energy sector.
  • New CEO at PNE USA

    Jan 05, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    German developer PNE has appointed Karl Dahlstrom as CEO of its US subsidiary following the retirement of Ron Flax-Davidson at the end of 2020.
  • Sabadell financier moves to FTI in Mexico

    Jan 05, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    FTI Consulting has hired a structured finance executive from Banco Sabadell to lead the firm's corporate finance and restructuring division.
  • Milbank's Wong retires

    Jan 04, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Karen Wong, a Los Angeles-based partner in Milbank's global project, energy and infrastructure finance group with over three decades of legal experience, has retired.
  • Top-level changes at Enel Generación Chile

    Dec 23, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    An Enel Green Power executive has been chosen to become Enel Generación Chile’s general manager after the previous staffer resigned.
  • Brazilian Renova's founding partner to exit firm

    Dec 23, 2020 - Juliana Ennes

    The founder of Brazil's Renova Energia has sold his shares to his partner and is leaving the company.
  • Nautilus recruits GC from Akin Gump

    Dec 21, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Nautilus Solar Energy has appointed a new general counsel who previously worked at Akin Gump.
  • Uniper names North America power trading head

    Dec 16, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    German utility Uniper has appointed a new North American head of power and gas trading.
  • DLA Piper hires LatAm head

    Dec 16, 2020 - Carmen Arroyo

    Law firm DLA Piper has recruited a Latin America-focused partner from Baker McKenzie to take up the title of regional head of banking and finance.
  • Vesper Energy names new CFO

    Dec 15, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Vesper Energy, the renewables developer that Magnetar Capital recently bought and rebranded, has brought in a new CFO.
  • CoBank's Michael Gee surfaces in new role

    Dec 14, 2020 - Taryana Odayar

    Michael Gee, a senior managing director who recently left CoBank's project finance team in Denver, has surfaced in a new role.
  • Alix taps Alvarez MDs for power expertise

    Dec 10, 2020 - Richard Metcalf

    Restructuring advisory firm AlixPartners has boosted its power sector practice with the addition of Paul Barry and Faisel Hussein as managing directors from Alvarez & Marsal in New York.
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