Cheniere Energy, Inc. has appointed Michele A. Evans to serve as a member of the Board, effective June 7, 2019. Michele is considered an independent director and has been appointed to the Audit and the Governance and Nominating Committees.

Michele is Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, the largest business area of Lockheed Martin Corporation, with a workforce of approximately 25,000 people and revenue of over $20 billion in 2018. She has over 32 years of experience in the defence and aerospace industry, holding positions of increasing responsibility throughout her career at Lockheed Martin and leading a significant number of programs in support of the U.S. military, as well as commercial and international military customers. 

She is actively involved in Lockheed Martin’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, serving as the executive sponsor for the Women’s Impact Network and Leadership Forum.

“Michele brings decades of experience in leadership in designing, building, and delivering complex projects for both domestic and international customers. Her breadth and depth of experience will be a tremendous asset to Cheniere’s Board of Directors as we continue to execute on our growth strategy,” said Jack Fusco, Cheniere’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

“Cheniere helped pioneer liquefied natural gas exports from the U.S. and is at the forefront of one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing energy markets worldwide. I look forward to applying my skills and experience to help Cheniere capitalise on its competitive advantages and deliver on its strategy,” said Michele.

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12th June 2019