NEAH Energy Appoints Senior Energy Executives to Advisory Board
WILMINGTON, N.C., Feb. 8, 2012 — Newco Energy Acquisition Holdings LLC (NEAH Energy), an energy-related asset and services acquisition firm, has announced the addition of three senior energy and industrial industry executives to its advisory board.
New to the team is Pat Markey, recently COO of Global Coal Limited in Singapore. Mr. Markey established globalCOAL’s Asian coal index and developed the first Asian coal exchange listed futures contract. Mr. Markey worked in commodity trading group for Enron Capital & Trade Resources both in the United States and Singapore as well as achieving the first electronic trading of refined products on Enron’s electronic trading platform (EnronOnline). Mr. Markey worked previously with Conoco, Inc. in a wide variety of roles including refinery engineering, strategic planning, internal consulting, and supply and trading.
Jolly Hayden of Dallas, Texas currently serves as vice president of electric business development at Hunt Consolidated, Inc. Mr. Hayden was formerly vice president of transmission development for NextEra Energy Resources and served as president and founder of Lone Star Transmission, LLC. Mr. Hayden has worked previously with NextEra Energy Resources, Calpine and Dynegy.
Keith Blakely rounds out the newest senior advisors. Mr. Blakely of Buffalo, NY is a serial entrepreneur who built Advanced Refractory Technologies (ART), a worldwide leader in advanced materials and components, which has joint ventures with General Motors, Motorola, Ericsson, Bekaert, Mitsubishi, Westinghouse, Siemens, McDermott International, United Defense, and many other major international corporations. Mr. Blakely has also previously established energy and technology assistance companies servicing organizations globally.
Messrs. Markey, Hayden and Blakely join existing NEAH Senior Advisors Robert Samuels, CEO of the Provident Group in Palm Beach, FL; Richard Harper, a senior energy manager and global consultant based in London, UK; and Michael O’Flynn, the global head of business development for UFG Asset Management based in Moscow, Russia.
About NEAH Energy:
NEAH Energy is an acquisition company formed to acquire energy and energy-related assets and companies. NEAH focuses its interest in deep value, asset-backed investments in distressed, non-core, and niche-based energy assets, with an emphasis on solid cash flows, capital preservation and prudent risk management.
Company Website: http://www.neahenergy.com