29 Apr Validere Announces Executive Appointment
Validere is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Le Dain to Vice President, Strategy. The appointment reflects Mark’s contributions and Validere’s continued growth in the North American oil & gas market.
Mark has proven to be an exceptional leader. Since joining Validere he has worked tirelessly to expand Validere’s reach and serve Validere’s E&P, midstream, and more recently refinery clients.
Prior to joining Validere, Mark advised energy and infrastructure companies as an investment banker with Barclays, successfully completing over $18 billion of M&A transactions and $5 billion of capital markets transactions.
“Mark has brought significant value to Validere and our clients. We are thrilled to have him champion our strategy as we expand solutions to improve efficiencies across the oil & gas supply chain” said Nouman Ahmad, Validere’s CEO.
Validere is empowering oil & gas organizations to optimize critical product quality, logistics, and trading decisions through AI & IoT. Validere was founded in 2015 at Harvard by entrepreneurs who recognized the enormous opportunity to bring data transparency and innovation to oil & gas. The company graduated from San Francisco’s Y-Combinator and Toronto’s Creative Destruction Lab accelerators in 2016.