Castleton Commodities International LLC (“CCI” or the “Company”) announced the appointment of J. Michael Evans as an independent board member.
Mr. Evans has more than 30 years of experience in banking and financial services, including 20 years in leadership positions at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Evans was vice chairman of the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. from February 2008 until his retirement in December 2013. He served as the chairman of the Asian operations of Goldman Sachs from 2004 until 2013 and was global head of all Growth Markets for Goldman Sachs from January 2011 to December 2013. Mr. Evans also co-chaired the Business Standards Committee of Goldman Sachs from 2011 to 2013 which was tasked to conduct a comprehensive review of all of the Firm's business standards and practices globally. Mr. Evans joined Goldman Sachs in 1993, became a partner in 1994 and held various leadership positions in London, New York and Asia, including global head of equity capital markets, global co-head of equities and global co-head of the securities business.
Currently, Mr. Evans is a board member of Alibaba, the largest e-commerce company globally and Barrick Gold Corp, the world's largest gold mining company.
Educated at Princeton as an undergraduate and at Oxford for his graduate studies, Mr. Evans also won an Olympic Gold Medal as a member of the Canadian Olympic men's rowing team in 1984 in Los Angeles.
“We believe that Mike will be a tremendous asset to CCI and are thrilled with having him on our Board,” said William C. Reed II, President and Chief Executive Officer of CCI. ”Mike brings to our Company a deep understanding of the financial markets as well as an outstanding record of achievement.”
About Castleton Commodities International LLC
CCI is a global commodities merchant with an integrated set of operations consisting of physical and financial commodities trading and the ownership, operation, and development of commodities-related upstream and infrastructure assets. The Company markets a broad range of physical commodities including natural gas, natural gas liquids, refined products, crude oil, fuel oil, freight, petrochemicals, electric power and coal and financial instruments related to commodities. CCI is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut with offices in Houston, Texas, and Denver, Colorado, as well as foreign affiliate offices in Calgary, Canada; Geneva, Switzerland; Shanghai, China; Singapore; and Uruguay.
For further information, please contact:
Vice President, Investor Relations
Castleton Commodities International LLC
Tel: (203) 564-8332
October 27, 2014