Just one week after being named 2020 World LNG Executive of the Year, Chart Industries’ President and CEO, Jill Evanko, has been awarded the 2020 Chief Trailblazer Award by S&P Global Platts.

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Evanko was presented the award as part of the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards, an annual programme which recognises exemplary corporate and individual innovation, leadership and superior performance.

The Chief Trailblazer Award is awarded to an individual who has demonstrated clarity of vision, judgment and motivational skills that transform and empower their organisation.

Additionally, the award recognises courage, perseverance, dedication, ethics and the ability to advance their company in the face of adversity, sustain their sector amid universal headwinds and undeniably support the employees who propel their organisation into the future.

“We congratulate Jill for her win of the 2020 Chief Trailblazer Award,” stated Martin Fraenkel, president of S&P Global Platts.

“In a year that was so tumultuous, it was particularly impressive and heartening to see how this year’s group of winners re-organised around obstacles, forged ahead on ground-breaking technology, completed transformative deals and maintained focus on long-term energy sustainability.”

“In a year like no other, Jill has shown her resilience and commitment to the company by bringing Chart to the forefront of the clean energy transition,” Chart Industries Board member, Singleton McAllister.

“To be recognised by an esteemed organisation like S&P further validates the work she has done to make Chart a leader in the industry.”

“Jill’s strong leadership qualities are critical components to the success Chart has experienced over the past year, and we know she will continue to encourage innovation and break barriers in the industry. We’re lucky to have Jill, who inspires us every day to become better people and better professionals,”

Often coined “the Oscars” of the energy industry, the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards highlight achievement in 21 categories spanning the entire energy complex.

This year, there were over 300 nominated entries from over three dozen countries.