Breitling Energy Corp. (OTCBB: BECC) has appointed Cesar A. Baez to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.
Baez is currently president of YiP Television. He also founded and was managing partner of Centinela Capital Partners, a $1 billion private equity fund of funds. He has nearly three decades experience in private equity, asset management, media, and investment banking. He was a former partner and principal of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, where he co-founded the firm's Latin America private equity investment initiative. Following his tenure at Hicks Muse, Baez co-founded and was managing partner of Momentum Media Capital, an investment firm focused on Hispanic and ethnic media companies in the US market. He also serves on the board of directors of Lenox Inc., Rockfish Grill, and Spencer Enterprises.
Baez is also an adjunct professor at Wagner College, where he teaches a course on alternative investments to Master of Business Administration candidates. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and business administration from Wagner College in New York City.