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AEGIS Adds Chief Product Officer to Support Continued Growth

THE WOODLANDS, TX — AEGIS Hedging Solutions ("AEGIS"), the leading fintech and advisory solutions provider for commodity and rate hedging, announced today that Chris Payne has joined the company as its Chief Product Officer.

"We have established an industry-leading position through our technology and advisory capabilities," said Bryan Sansbury, CEO of AEGIS. "Even so, we are increasing our capital investments going forward. Chris will ensure those investments are applied to capabilities that are most important to our clients."

Chris joins AEGIS from Alight Solutions ("Alight"), where he most recently ran Alight's Digital Solutions business, driving the development and adoption of leading digital capabilities for 500+ clients and 18 million users. Prior to this role, Chris was an Executive Vice President for Alight, responsible for transforming multiple Aon Hewitt (Alight predecessor company) consumer and client-facing businesses.

Before joining Alight, Chris spent over 10 years in consulting and energy leadership roles across retail and wholesale power operations with Arthur Andersen, NewPower, and Direct Energy (Centrica North America).

Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems and Business Honors from the University of Texas at Austin. He has successfully completed a leadership development program at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a former board member of the Woodlands Economic Development Partnership.

"The team at AEGIS has built a powerful platform that is modernizing commodity and rate markets," said Chris Payne. "It is incredibly exciting to join AEGIS during this stage in the journey and work with our clients, partners, and team to deliver the most forward-thinking capabilities.."

About AEGIS Hedging Solutions

AEGIS Hedging Solutions is the recognized global leader for hedging technology and expertise. AEGIS' proprietary technology platform and unmatched experience in the commodity and rate hedging markets combine to help producers, consumers, manufacturers, and investors protect their cash flow. For more information, please visit