Sectors: Energy & Trading

Energy & Utilities Moves News

Chávez to take legal reins at DTE following retirement of

Detroit-based DTE Energy announced that JoAnn Chávez will take on the role of senior vice president and chief legal officer. In this expanded role, Chávez will have overall responsibility for the Office of the General Counsel, Ethics & Compliance and Corporate Security. She succeeds DTE’s current senior vice president and general counsel, Bruce Peterson, who will retire […]

Energy & Utilities Moves News

CenterPoint government affairs chief is promoted to general counsel

Energy distributor CenterPoint Energy has promoted Jason Ryan to senior vice president and general counsel. Formerly senior vice president of regulatory services and government affairs at the companyC, Ryan will now oversee regulatory services, government affairs, corporate governance, securities and commercial law, litigation and claims, internal audit, environmental, and ethics, compliance and privacy. Ryan will […]

Energy & Utilities News

At Valero, Browning retires as general counsel and Fraser to

Valero Energy Corp. announced that its general counsel, Jay Browning, who turned 60 earlier this year, will retire effective New Year’s Day. To replace him, the company’s Board of Directors has elected Jason Fraser, currently senior VP and counsel, public policy, strategy, and external communications. Browning has served in his post since 2013, during which […]

Industrial News

Actuant creates new GC role and hires Fabrizio Rasetti to

The industrial company Actuant announced on Monday that it hired Fabrizio Rasetti as its general counsel. The company makes specialized industrial tools, products for the energy industry, and motion control systems and is based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Rasetti has extensive in-house legal and business experience. Most recently, he was at Boart Longyear, where he […]