Norma F. Dunn has assumed the role as senior vice president of Communications and Government Affairs for El Paso Corp. Dunn will manage all local, state, federal, and international government relations, while retaining her current responsibilities as senior vice president over all corporate communications, public relations, media relations, regional issues management, and emergency response activities.

Capstone Turbine Corp. reported on Monday that it has appointed Harol (“Hal”) Koyama to the position of vice-president of business development, a newly created position at the company. In making the announcement, Dr. Ake Almgren, CEO of Capstone Turbine, said, “Hal will report to me and be responsible for the development of strategic business relationships in the global marketplace for our microturbine system solutions.” Prior to joining Capstone, Koyama was vice-president of Business Development for International Fuel Cells and director of Strategic Planning for United Technologies Corporation.

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