EDF Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDF S.A., is pleased to announce the following three appointments to strengthen its management team across its two businesses in North America:

  • James (Jim) Fallon – Fallon joins as Managing Director of Trading and Operations for EDF Trading North America.  Jim joined the company today from Parkhurst Resources Inc., where he was President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Mary Anne Brelinsky – Brelinsky has been appointed Managing Director, EDF Trading North America.  She retains her current role as President, EDF Energy Services, the customer facing business for EDF Trading.
  • Jason Earnheart – Earnheart has been appointed Managing Director, EDF Trading North America responsible for Origination, Mid Marketing and business development for Generation Services, Supply to Retail Energy Providers and Commercial and Industrial end use customers.  This is an enhanced role for Earnheart who was previously EDFT’s Head of Origination for North America.

Fallon, Brelinsky and Earnheart will report to John Rittenhouse, Chief Executive. 

The above team will be joined by Chris Madland who has been appointed Head of Risk for North America.  Chris was previously Head of Flexibility Optimisation for EDFT in North America. 

EDF Trading recently appointed Jeff Johnson as Interim President, EDF Trading North America following the departure of Robert Forgrave.  Jeff will work with the above team until the end of the year to help implement the company’s strategy for its North American business through developing its customer-facing activities and focusing its trading activities on core markets.

“I’m delighted to welcome Jim to EDF Trading in North America.  He has over 30 years of experience in the energy market from nuclear operations, systems engineering, accounting, trading, risk management and strategic oversight,” said John Rittenhouse.  “Jim will work closely with Mary Anne, Jason, Jeff, Chris and myself who will be responsible for developing and leading our North American businesses as we continue to align our activities with the overall strategy of the EDF Group,” he continued.