GLEI Advisory Board Chairman Finalist for Lifetime Achievement Award in Energy

Tom Tribone, Chairman of the Great Lakes Energy Institute Advisory Board, has been named a Finalist for the Platts Global Energy Awards in the category of Lifetime Achievement.  The 2016 Finalists, chosen from over 170 nominees from 30 nominating countries, were recently announced by program host S&P Global Platts, the leading global provider of energy and commodities information and spot market benchmarks.  Winners of the 2016 Platts Global Energy Awards will be announced at a black-tie celebration on December 8 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

Established in 1999 and often described as "the Oscars of the energy industry," the Platts Global Energy Awards highlight corporate and individual innovation, leadership and superior performance in 18 categories that span the entire energy complex.

Finalists were selected based on their performance for each category's criteria within the designated time frame. The Energy Company of the Year will be selected from the entire list of finalists by the independent panel of judges including former regulators, past heads of major energy companies, leading academics and international energy experts.

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Thomas Tribone

Mr. Tribone has over 30 years of experience in building and running complex organizations, setting strategies in the regulated and deregulated energy industries, and dealing in energy development with government leaders and partners around the world.

He is founder and CEO of Guggenheim Global Infrastructure Company, which develops and operates energy and infrastructure projects around the world. Prior to his present position, Mr. Tribone was President and CEO of The AES Americas Corporation, a global independent power provider with over 55 million customers and 20,000 employees. Before that he held management positions with Atlantic Richfield Company that included responsibility for energy and environmental matters.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering with High Honors from Case Western Reserve University and both his M.B.A. and Juris Doctor from Duquesne University.