made changes to itsexecutive management team in anticipation of its acquisition of 's U.S. portfolio of generatingassets.
Aspart of the changes, Dynegy named Martin Daley to the newly created executivevice president and COO role, which will oversee a newly centralized operationsgroup organized by market instead of fuel type.
Daleywas previously responsible for the management and operation of the company'sfleet of gas generating facilities, according to an Oct. 4 news release.
Dynegyalso added the executive vice president for strategy role to Carolyn Burke'scurrent chief integration officer position. Mario Alonso, who headed thestrategy, will take over the new executive vice president role for plantoperations for the ElectricReliability Council of Texas Inc. region and California ISO, as well as for supply chain.
Further,the company promoted Dean Ellis as senior vice president for regulatory andgovernment affairs. Ellis, who served various roles within asset management andregulatory affairs, will report directly to Dynegy President and CEO RobertFlexon.
Dynegyalso announced that the head of its coal generating fleet, Daniel Thompson, isretiring in the second quarter of 2017. He will serve as executive adviser inthe interim.
"Theexecutive management team we have in place will support our goal of optimizingour post-ENGIE acquisition company to best succeed in a competitive andchanging energy environment," Flexon said.
Dynegyexpects to close the Engie deal in the fourth quarter of 2016, according toS&P Global Market Intelligence data.