Element Markets announced today that Anthony Askalany, JD, CPA, MBA, CGMA has joined the company to serve as its Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Anthony will be responsible for the company’s financial and risk management infrastructure and the financial structuring of mergers and acquisitions in furtherance of Element Markets’ strategic goals.
“We are thrilled to welcome Anthony to the team. He has an excellent track record of leadership and financial expertise that will undoubtedly have an immediate impact,” said Angela Schwarz, President & CEO of Element Markets. “We realized that having a Chief Financial Officer is a fundamental part of the infrastructure we need to continue our growth and are excited to have found someone with his skill set.”
“I can’t imagine a more exciting time to join a company”, said Mr. Askalany. “Element Markets is leading the transformation of the environmental commodities markets. The forward and innovative thinking of the Element Markets team creates a work environment like no other, and I am thrilled to be able to contribute to their efforts”.
Mr. Askalany has more than 20 years of corporate leadership experience in both private and publicly held multinational energy, chemical and manufacturing companies and has served as CFO for companies including AOT Energy, Odfjell Terminals B.V., Vimar Group, and NRG Europe. In these positions, he structured and negotiated complex national and international financings and mergers and acquisitions with an aggregate value in excess of $8 billion, established scalable global financial infrastructure, built and mentored international finance teams, and led tax planning and restructuring.
Additionally, Askalany has authored numerous white papers, and has taught graduate level courses on finance, law, multinational finance, economics and tax matters. Mr. Askalany extensive education include Doctor of Law (JD) with a concentration in Corporate Law/Taxation (admitted to the bar in Minnesota), a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and licenses as both a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
About Element Markets
Element Markets is a leading renewable natural gas marketing and environmental commodities company that applies its diverse environmental expertise to provide structured environmental compliance and optimization services to prominent corporate and institutional clients. The company has a long history within the emissions, carbon, renewable energy credit, biogas, renewable natural gas, and renewable fuel credit markets. Element Markets, LLC, and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. More information about the company is available at www.elementmarkets.com.