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Kenneth Moore


Managing Director
First Reserve Corporation (Greenwich, CT)


Mr. Kenneth W. Moore is the Managing Director of First Reserve Corporation, directing First Reserve’s capital markets activities both in existing portfolio companies and new acquisitions. He also directs investment origination, structuring, monitoring and exit strategy. Prior to joining First Reserve in 2004, he was Vice President at the Leveraged Finance Capital Markets Group of Morgan Stanley from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Moore worked in the Global Syndicated Finance Group at Chase Securities from 1998 to 2000, focusing primarily on financial sponsor transactions. Mr. Moore has been a Director of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. since August 2007, and serves as a Director of CHC Helicopter Corporation. He served as Director of Chart Industries Inc. from October 2005 to August 2007, and Dresser-Rand Group Inc. from October 2004 to May 2007. Mr. Moore also served as Director for Brand Energy, Inc. since February 2007.


Mr. Moore holds an M.B.A. from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, and a B.A. from Tufts University.