FlexEnergy Inc. has announced the appointment of Jay Mitchell as Chief Executive Officer, who served most recently as the company's President and Chief Operating Officer. Joseph Z. Perry, who has served as Chief Executive Officer since April 2009, will remain a FlexEnergy advisor and shareholder.
Mitchell has served as an executive officer at publicly traded companies that manufactured equipment for the energy industry. Throughout his career, he has raised almost $1 billion in capital for companies ranging in size from large public companies to small startups.
Recently, Mitchell served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Texas-based T-3 Energy Services, Inc., a manufacturer of blowout preventers to the oil & gas industry. Under his direction, T-3 expanded product lines, market share and profitability throughout changing market conditions. Prior to his role at T-3, Jay served as Chief Financial Officer of the Latin American Land and E&P services segments of Pride International, Inc. Most recently, Jay helped raised millions of dollars for an energy equipment company where he was a founder.