Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy (LDH) has appointed William C. Reed II as co-chairman of its board of directors following the resignation of Jacques Veyrat. Reed is also CEO and president of LDH. Highbridge Capital Management co-founder Glenn Dubin will continue as co-chairman of LDH, the company said. In addition, Christopher Caperton, managing director and general counsel of the Louis Dreyfus Group, has been appointed to the LDH board of directors. Stamford, CT-based LDH is the merchant energy joint venture of the Louis Dreyfus Group and of the multi-strategy hedge fund of Highbridge Capital Management.

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