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Cheniere names new COO

U.S. LNG exporter Cheniere has promoted Corey Grindal to executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO) effective 2 January 2023. 

Cheniere names new COO
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Corey Grindal will lead the operations, engineering and construction, shared services and worldwide trading organizations within Cheniere. He will continue to report to Jack Fusco, president and chief executive officer.

Grindal will also serve as executive vice president and COO at Cheniere Partners.

Grindal will relocate back to Houston from London, where he has served as executive vice president, worldwide trading since 2020. He joined Cheniere in 2013 and led the gas supply organization for the company.

Fusco said: “Corey’s contributions have played a significant part in Cheniere’s success, most recently as EVP of Worldwide Trading, and previously SVP of Gas Supply. His experience, dedication and demonstrated commitment to Cheniere’s core values ideally position Corey for continued success as Cheniere’s COO.”

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“I’m excited to apply my experience from across Cheniere to make us more efficient, effective, and better coordinated across the platform,” said Grindal. “It is a critical time for the company, with our operations and LNG production in focus across global energy markets, and I look forward to helping reinforce Cheniere’s reputation as the leading supplier of flexible and reliable LNG in the world.”