FlexEnergy Names President and COO

Irvine-based FlexEnergy, a developer of gas turbine equipment from producing green energy, has named Jay Mitchell as President and Chief Operating Officer. The venture backed firm, which is backed by SAIL Capital Partners and RNS Capital Partners, said that Mitchell has previously served at from T-3 Energy Services, a supplier to the oil and gas industry, among other experience. The firm's equipment uses methane, normally generated as a waste gas, to instead power a gas turbine for producing electricity.