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Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to support and build upon its growth, Amerex Energy Services, a division of Amerex Brokers LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: GFIG), has hired three new team members.
Stuart King has been appointed Vice President of Northeast Energy Consulting,
Will Matthews has been appointed Director of Portfolio Management, and
Brett Zeitz is Amerex's newest Energy Consultant. All will report to
Jeff Shoaf, SVP of Amerex Energy Services. Mr. King will be based in
Connecticut, while Mr. Matthews and Mr. Zeitz will be based in
Mr. King joins Amerex Energy Services with over 30 years of energy industry experience, most recently serving as Director of Northeast Sales for NextEra Energy Services. He has extensive retail and wholesale energy experience, and has performed sales and sales management functions for Integrys Energy Services and Select Energy, and customer management activities for Northeast Utilities Services Company. Mr. King earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Western New England University in
Springfield, MA and a MBA from the University of Connecticut. Mr. King is a past president of the Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) and has served on the Board of Directors of CPES and the Tri-State Energy Association. He will focus on further developing Amerex's presence in the Northeast markets.
Mr. Matthews joins Amerex following an entrepreneurial venture and four plus years as Pricing Manager for another energy brokerage firm. He has structured natural gas, electricity and propane deals for clients across nearly every deregulated territory in the US. Mr. Matthews will be responsible for managing Amerex's large book of power and natural gas contracts for clients choosing a more sophisticated risk management strategy, including heat rates, block and index, and LMP index. He graduated from
Rice University in
Houston, Texas with a BA in Economics and Managerial Studies.
Mr. Zeitz joins Amerex from another energy consulting firm in the
Houston area, and has worked extensively in the manufacturing, engineering, construction and power industries over the past two decades. His diverse and successful background includes Technical Sales, Product Line Manager, Regional Sales Manager and Energy Consulting roles. Mr. Zeitz earned a BS in financial mathematics from the
University of Houston.
"We are excited to further grow our team with the great expertise and talent in Stuart, Brett and Will. They will help Amerex continue to provide knowledge, service and value to current and new clients, and we continue to seek similar highly qualified and experienced energy veterans," said
About Amerex Energy ServicesAmerex Energy Services is an energy consulting firm that advises commercial, industrial, governmental and institutional entities in developing and implementing long term energy strategies. With over 30 years of wholesale and 9 years of retail energy experience, Amerex offers exceptional market intelligence and depth of experience in providing comprehensive energy price risk management services. Amerex Energy Services is the retail consulting division of Amerex Brokers LLC, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: GFIG).
For more information, contact:Melissa MundyVice President, Marketing & Data ServicesAmerex Brokers LLC 281-340-5206
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