Southcross Energy Partners LP (NYSE:SXE) has elected John E. Bonn, previously president and COO of Southcross’ general partner, as president and CEO by its board of directors. Bonn joined Southcross in March of this year, leading Southcross’ commercial, operations, engineering, and business development activities. David Biegler, who is stepping down from the CEO position, will continue serving as chairman.
Bonn has more than 30 years of experience in senior commercial and operations positions in midstream businesses. Prior to joining Southcross, he served as president of NiSource Midstream Services LLC, where he was responsible for building its midstream business in the Appalachian Basin, including natural gas gathering and processing and natural gas liquids. He also served in management positions for Enterprise Products Partners, GulfTerra Energy Partners, El Paso Field Services, and Delhi Gas Pipeline.
Bonn previously served on the executive boards of the Marcellus Shale Coalition and the New Mexico Oil & Gas Association, and is a past president of the Natural Gas Society of North Texas. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural engineering from Texas A&M University.