Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) announced last week the election of Salim Samaha as a Partner of the firm, effective immediately.
Adebayo Ogunlesi, Chairman and Managing Partner of GIP commented:
"We are delighted to welcome Salim as our newest Partner. Since he joined GIP as one of our founding team members in 2006, Salim has made outstanding contributions to the origination, execution, management and realization of a number of our portfolio investments. We look forward to his continued success."
Mr. Samaha is based in New York and is focused on GIP's activities in the energy sector in the Americas. He has been instrumental in a number of GIP's investments, including Freeport LNG, Access Midstream Partners, Ruby Pipeline and Channelview Cogeneration.
He currently serves on the board of directors of Ruby Pipeline and previously served on the board of directors of Channelview Cogeneration.
Prior to joining GIP, Mr. Samaha was a senior member of the Credit Suisse Global Energy investment banking team in New York. He joined Credit Suisse in 2001, having previously worked at Lehman Brothers in New York.