David Keane Named Chair of America's WETLAND Foundation's Industry Council
By: America's WETLAND Foundation
DAVID KEANE NAMED CHAIR OF AMERICA'S WETLAND FOUNDATION'S INDUSTRY COUNCIL
NEW ORLEANS - David Keane, BG Group Vice President of Policy and Corporate Affairs, has been appointed to a two-year term as chairman of the America's Energy Coast (AEC) Industry Council, a Gulf Coast initiative of the America's WETLAND Foundation.
Keane, who has been active in the work and programs of the AEC since its founding, assumes the leadership post from Gary Serio, Entergy Vice President of Safety and Environment.
"David has brought us a world view that has made him an outstanding member of America's Energy Coast," said R. King Milling, chairman of the America's WETLAND Foundation.
"We look forward to his
leadership as we work to gain national and international recognition of the seriousness of our plight, and to sustain the uniqueness of this working Coast."
"The Gulf Coast is a treasured environmental resource that is home to millions of Americans as well as economic interests that help secure our energy future," Keane
A founding member of the AEC, Keane will be the third chairman to lead this diverse coalition that is working to protect both the fragile coastal environment and the Gulf Coast economy.
As BG Group's Vice President of Policy and Corporate Affairs, Keane is responsible for the company's government and public affairs, community investment and social performance for the Americas.
31-year career, Keane
has worked in 15 countries.
After graduating cum laude from Kansas State University, Keane worked for Conoco.
In 1989, he joined Dynegy Inc., where his last role was as vice president and chief administrative office of Dynegy Europe, Inc.
In 2004, Keane joined BG Group, a leading global energy company that operates in more than 20 countries over five continents.
Keane, who lives in Houston, is heavily involved in the community and is currently Chairman of the Board for Houston's Habitat for Humanity.