HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy North America (GSENA) announced today that it has named Eric Bradley as its new Senior Vice President of Strategy.
In addition to heading the Strategy function for the company, Bradley will also oversee Acquisitions & Financial Analysis, Communications, Government and Regulatory Affairs, and new business incubation within GSENA.
Bradley has been with GDF SUEZ Energy North America since 2010, where he has been responsible for defining business priorities for GSENA's gas and power interests in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Prior to GSENA, Bradley worked for Reliant Energy where he held a number of leadership positions within corporate planning and the retail electricity business. Bradley also worked as a management consultant with McKinsey and Co. and Arthur D. Little and began his career as an engineer with Exxon. Bradley holds engineering degrees from Drexel University and the University of Illinois, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
"In light of the dramatic changes occurring in the natural gas and power segments and the recent energy regulatory reforms in Mexico, it's a very exciting time to be participating in the North American energy market," said Bradley, "and I look forward to helping position the company to secure new opportunities in all our markets to meet customers' energy needs today and well into the future."
"Eric's broad energy background and strategic planning and retail customer experience uniquely qualify him to facilitate our company's growth in North America," said Zin Smati, President and Chief Executive Officer of GDF SUEZ Energy North America. "I am confident that Eric will play a major role in advancing our interests in this large, dynamic market."
About GDF SUEZ Energy North America
GDF SUEZ Energy North America manages a range of energy businesses in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. These businesses include electricity generation and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and sales, and retail energy sales and related services to commercial and industrial customers. The company owns and/or operates cogeneration, steam, and chilled water facilities, including those in construction, representing a capacity of close to 13,000 MW of electricity generation, 3.5 million pounds per hour of steam, and 37,000 tons per hour of chilled water. Renewable fuels—wind, hydro, biomass, and solar—power 31 of the facilities in the portfolio. The company's natural gas assets include an LNG receiving terminal just north of Boston, Massachusetts, and natural gas distribution networks and pipelines in Mexico that serve nearly 400,000 customers. GDF SUEZ Energy North America is a subsidiary of the international energy group GDF SUEZ. For more information, please visit www.gdfsuezna.com and www.gdfsuez.com.
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