LNG Ltd Takes Paul Cavicchi On-board
Liquefied Natural Gas Limited has appointed Paul J. Cavicchi as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 October 2014.
Based in Houston, Paul brings over 25 years leadership experience in the international energy industry across a range of gas nd power projects which includes development and construction of LNG infrastructure.
Paul’s most recent executive position was as Executive Vice President of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Inc. (GSENA) a ubsidiary of GDF SUEZ Energy International where he supervised and directed all business development efforts for GSENA in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
His responsibilities included corporate and project acquisitions, greenfield evelopment in the areas of merchant power generation, renewable power generation, industrial cogeneration, gas infrastructure (including LNG) and retail energy services. His responsibilities also included the commercial partnering and financing of nvestment assets. He was responsible for a development budget of $20 million annually, and a construction budget that often exceeded $2 billion in annual value.
Previously Paul had been President & CEO of SUEZ Renewable Energy NA, LLC and before that President and CEO of SUEZ Energy Generation North America, Inc., all based in Houston.
LNG Chairman Richard Beresford said “Paul brings a breadth and depth of experience and understanding of the energy industry in North America that will be fundamental to realising the Company’s growth ambitions in the region and globally. To attract a seasoned industry professional of Paul’s calibre to the Board is testament to the progress that we have made over the last year. Being in Houston will also enable him to interact closely with the development and construction team we are building there”.
Paul is a Registered Professional Engineer, State of New Hampshire, and has an MBA from the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia and a M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts