HOUSTON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Fordham, president and chief executive officer, today announced that Champion Energy Services (www.championenergyservices.com) has promoted Michael Sullivan to chief operating officer.
Sullivan has been associated with Champion Energy since June 2008, most recently serving as senior vice president — operations. In his expanded capacity as senior vice president and chief operating officer, Sullivan will manage all aspects of the company's day-to-day operations and continue to oversee wholesale supply, risk management and customer care.
"Michael has an impressive track record in strategic and operational leadership and tremendous knowledge about the electric energy industry, positioning him to effectively fill this key role on our executive team," said Fordham. "As Champion Energy continues the expansion of its geographic footprint, including market entries into California and New Jersey later this year, Michael's energetic and effective leadership will be a tremendous asset to both our company and valued customers."
Prior to joining Champion Energy, Sullivan was a founding partner of Ambridge Energy, LLC, which merged with Champion Energy in June 2008. He also held several roles at Reliant Energy, including front and back office operations, marketing, commercial and industrial sales, and forecasting. Sullivan's career began at Andersen Consulting after he earned a bachelor of science in finance from the University of South Alabama and a master of business administration from Baylor University.
About Champion Energy Services
Houston-based Champion Energy Services ranks among the top retail electric providers in the United States. Champion Energy currently serves residential, commercial and industrial customers in deregulated electric energy markets in Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Ohio and is slated to enter the New Jersey and California markets in 2010. The company serves 450,000 residential customer equivalents, with a peak load near 1,200 Megawatts. Champion Energy is backed by the financial strength of Texas-based Crane Capital. PUCT No. 10098, PA PUC license A-2009-2124113, Ohio PUC certificate 09-166E(1), Illinois (ICC) docket 06-0720.
SOURCE Champion Energy Services