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Drax appoints partner to head up energy practice

Private equity search specialist Drax has appointed energy industry expert Scott Eversman to head up and develop the firm’s Energy practice.

Eversman is joining the firm as a Partner and will be responsible for talent advisory on behalf of private equity clients in the wider energy market.
Eversman joins Drax from Heidrick & Struggles where he was a Partner and member of the Board and CEO Practice and the Global Oil and Gas and Industrial Practices. He has more than 25 years of experience in board and executive search, CEO succession and board evaluations.
Graham Roadnight, Drax Managing Partner, says: “The energy industry is undergoing a major transition in the face of falling oil prices and the emergence of renewable energy as a credible alternative to traditional fossil fuels. This presents both challenges and opportunities for the industry and its private equity investors. Scott has enormous knowledge and understanding of the energy industry and we are delighted that he is joining Drax to head up our involvement in this area.”
Eversman says: “I am really pleased to be joining Drax Executive at such an interesting time for the energy industry. Private equity has a very important role to play in this area as new opportunities emerge and I very much look forward to my new role.”

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