US LNG player Sempra Energy on Friday said Bethany Mayer has been named to the newly created position, executive vice president of corporate development and technology for Sempra Energy.
Mayer, currently an executive partner with Siris Capital Group, a New York-based private equity firm, will join Sempra Energy on November 26 in her new role, reporting to Jeffrey Martin, CEO of Sempra Energy.
Mayer served on the Sempra Energy board of directors from February 2017 until October 30, 2018, when she resigned her board position in advance of assuming her new management role with the company.
As executive vice president of corporate development and technology, Mayer will lead the company’s strategy, corporate development/mergers and acquisitions activity, cybersecurity, digital technology and certain human resources activities.
Prior to joining Siris Capital Group, Mayer was president and CEO of Ixia, and brings more than 25 years of technology experience serving in executive roles in companies both large and small.