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Cheniere announces appointment of new board members

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In August, Cheniere Energy Inc. announced the appointment of Jonathan Christodoro and Samuel Merksamer to the Board of Directors, effective immediately. With these additions, the Cheniere Board now comprises eleven directors. Christodoro and Merksamer are Managing Directors of Icahn Capital LP, a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises LP.

"We look forward to working with our new board members and will continue to focus on creating value for our shareholders." said Charif Souki, Chairman and CEO of Cheniere.

Carl Icahn commented: "As we have done with a number of companies in the past, we hope to contribute meaningfully as Board members towards enhancing shareholder value at Cheniere."

Jonathan Christodoro has served as a Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP since July 2012. He currently serves as a director on the boards of PayPal Holdings Inc., American Railcar Industries Inc., Hologic Inc., Herbalife Ltd., and Enzon Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Samuel Merksamer is a Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP, where he has been employed since May 2008. He currently serves as a director on the boards of Transocean Partners LLC, Hertz Global Holdings Inc., Hologic Inc., Transocean Ltd. and Navistar International Corporation.

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