David is our Chief Information Officer, a new position created when Cumberland and Gulf came under common management in late 2008. David has 25 years experience in information technology and operations management in the energy industry. In recent roles, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Electricity de France Trading, the largest energy trading firm in Europe, and Vice President of Business Systems for American Electric Power, the largest electricity generator in the US. Earlier positions were held at Amerada Hess Corporation and Louis Dreyfus Energy Corporation. David holds an MBA from New York University, and a BA from the University of Connecticut.