8-K 1 cei2013form8kcfo.htm 8-K CEI 2014 Form 8K CFO


 
 
 
 
 


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 14, 2014
CHENIERE ENERGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
1-16383
95-4352386
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
700 Milam Street
Suite 800
Houston, Texas
 
77002
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
 
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (713) 375-5000

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Item 5.02.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Effective as of January 14, 2014, H. Davis Thames, ceased to serve as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Energy, Inc. (the “Company”). Mr. Thames is on a personal leave of absence from the Company.

On January 14, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Company elected Michael J. Wortley as the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Wortley was Vice President, Strategy and Risk of the Company.

Mr. Wortley, age 37, served as Vice President, Strategy and Risk of the Company since January 2013. Prior to January 2013, he served as Vice President - Business Development and President of Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, since September 2011. Prior to September 2011, Mr. Wortley served as Vice President - Strategic Planning since January 2009 and Manager - Strategic New Business since August 2007. Prior to joining the Company in February 2005, Mr. Wortley spent five years in oil and gas corporate development, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Wortley began his career as an Internal Auditor with Union Pacific Resources Corporation, a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company subsequently acquired by Anadarko. Mr. Wortley is currently a director and the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, a subsidiary of the Company, and a director and the Chief Financial Officer of Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Wortley will also be Chief Financial Officer of the general partner of Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. Mr. Wortley received a B.B.A. degree in Finance from Southern Methodist University.




    





SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
CHENIERE ENERGY, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date: January 16, 2014
 
By:
/s/ Michael J. Wortley
 
 
 
Name:
Michael J. Wortley
 
 
 
Title:
Senior Vice President and
 
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer