MMC Energy has appointed Michael Hamilton as chief executive officer of the company.

Mr Hamilton has been a director since August 2006 and has served as the chairman of the board of directors. Up to the time of his appointment as CEO of the company, Mr Hamilton was a senior managing director at FTI Consulting. He joined FTI Consulting in 2003, where his focus was on business turnaround and restructuring services, specializing in the energy industry.

George Rountree, III, lead independent director of MMC Energy, said: We are pleased to have Mike Hamilton join MMC on a full time basis. Mike brings substantial experience in the power generation space, including restructuring distressed assets, and we look forward to his leadership in sourcing and executing acquisitions consistent with the company’s strategy.