LEAWOOD, Kan.-- December 11, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE)--Tortoise Capital Advisors, adviser for five closed-end funds, today announced that Alexandra Herger will join the current Board of Directors of its closed-end funds on Jan. 1, 2015. She will be joining the Board of the funds that trade under the symbols TYG, NTG, TTP, NDP and TPZ.
“Alex‘s broad experience in the energy sector and her impressive business acumen will benefit our closed-end fund investors,” said Kevin Birzer, Tortoise closed-end funds‘ chairman of the board. “In particular, her global experience in the oil and gas industry sets her apart and will be of tremendous value as we assess the entire value chain.”
During Ms. Herger‘s 35-year career in the energy sector she most recently served as interim vice president of exploration for Marathon Oil prior to her retirement in 2014. Previously she served as director of international exploration and new ventures for Marathon Oil from 2008 to 2014, and in various positions with Shell Exploration and Production Co. between 2002 and 2008. Ms. Herger also held positions at Enterprise Oil and Hess Corp., and began her career at Exxon Corp. where she held various onshore U.S., offshore Gulf of Mexico, and international assignments in exploration, production and planning departments.
Ms. Herger performed her graduate studies in geology at the University of Houston and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in geology from Ohio Wesleyan University. She is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Houston Geological Society and the Southeast Asia Petroleum Exploration Society. Ms. Herger has been a member of the 2010 Leadership Texas/Foundation for Women‘s Resources since 2010.
About Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C.
Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C. is an investment manager specializing in listed energy investments. As of Nov. 30, 2014, the adviser had approximately $17.7 billion of assets under management in NYSE-listed closed-end investment funds, open-end funds, private funds and other accounts. For more information, visit www.tortoiseadvisors.com.
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