Teekay LNG Partners makes CFO switch

Teekay LNG Partners said that Brody Speers, the current chief financial officer (CFO) of Teekay Gas Group has been appointed as vice president, corporate finance, of Teekay Shipping (Canada).

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Scott Gayton, who currently serves as a vice president at Teekay, has been appointed to assume the CFO position from Speers, Teekay LNG Partners said in a statement.

Gayton brings over 20 years of finance and accounting experience, including most recently serving as CFO of Tanker Investments from the time of its initial public offering until its merger with Teekay Tankers.

He will also continue to oversee capital markets transactions across the Teekay Group.

Commenting on the appointments Mark Kremin, president and CEO of Teekay Gas Group said that Speers was instrumental in the successful financing of LNG Partnership’s newbuilding program.

At the same time, Kremin noted the company will focus on executing Teekay LNG’s strategic plan.