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Lockheed veteran joins Cheniere board of directors

Houston-based LNG exporter Cheniere Energy has appointed a new member of the board, effective June 7.

Cheniere said on Tuesday that it named Michele Evans to the board as an independent director. Evans will also be appointed to the Audit, Governance, and Nominating committee.

Evans is an executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, the largest business area of Lockheed Martin Corporation.

She has over 32 years of experience in the defense 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.

Jack Fusco, Cheniere’s president and CEO, 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.

Regarding her appointment, Evans stated: “Cheniere helped pioneer LNG 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 capitalize on its competitive advantages and deliver on its strategy.

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