Summit Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: SMLP) has named Leonard Mallett as executive vice president and COO of Summit Midstream Partners LLC and Summit Midstream GP LLC (the general partner), which manages and operates SMLP. This appointment is effective Dec. 1. Mallett will have strategic oversight and primary responsibility for Summit's engineering, construction, and operations functions.
Mallett has more than 35 years of industry experience. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of engineering for Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD). He began his career with TEPPCO as a project engineer and spent the next three decades working with TEPPCO and entities in various engineering, transportation, and operations roles. At the end of 2006, EPD bought TEPPCO's general partner from Duke Energy Field Services, at which time Mallett was serving as senior vice president of operations for TEPPCO. Post-merger, Mallett was named senior vice president of environmental, health, and safety.
Mallett holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Prairie View A&M University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Houston Baptist University.