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Cheniere appoints new board member

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Cheniere Energy, Inc. has announced that Michele A. Evans has been appointed to serve as a member of the board, effective 7 June 2019.

Evans is considered an independent director and has been appointed to the Audit and the Governance and Nominating Committees.

According to the statement, Evans is Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, which is the largest business area of Lockheed Martin Corp. (Lockheed Martin), with a workforce of approximately 25 000 people and revenue of more than US$20 billion last year.

Cheniere claims that Evans has more than 32 years of experience in the defence and aerospace industry, holding positions of increasing responsibility throughout her career at Lockheed Martin and leading various programs in support of the US military, as well as commercial and international military customers. Evans is also actively involved in Lockheed Martin’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, serving as the executive sponsor for the Women’s Impact Network and Leadership Forum.

Jack Fusco, Cheniere’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said: “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.”

Evans added: “Cheniere helped pioneer LNG exports from the US 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.”

According to the statement, Evans graduated magna cum laude from Clarkson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. In addition to this, she serves on the board of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and is a member of the Clarkson University Coulter School of Engineering Advisory Board.

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