Houston-based LNG player Cheniere Energy said it has appointed Jonathan Christodoro and Samuel Merksamer to its Board of Directors.
With these additions, the Cheniere Board now comprises eleven directors.
Christodoro and Merksamer are Managing Directors of Icahn Capital, a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn reported an 8.18 percent activist stake in Cheniere earlier this month
Carl Icahn commented: “As we have done with a number of companies in the past, we hope to contribute meaningfully as Board members towards enhancing shareholder value at Cheniere.”
Cheniere is currently building two LNG export plants, namely the Sabine Pass in Cameron Parish, Louisiana and the Corpus Christi in San Patricio County, Texas.
LNG World News Staff; Image: Cheniere