Laurence Rosenblatt has joined M. A. Gales & Co., Inc. as its president and chief operating officer. He joined M.A. Gales after retiring from ExxonMobil Corporation, where he had worked for more than 29 years.

Rosenblatt brings with him much experience and expertise gained at ExxonMobil and its divisions in new business development, general management, project management and product and services procurement, according to the announcement distributed by M.A. Gales.

Founded in 2008, M. A. Gales is a privately-owned owned acquisition, holding, management and consolidation company in the energy, chemical and environmental technologies and hardware manufacturing and related engineering service industries. The company is headquartered in New York.

Rosenblatt graduated from Princeton with honors, receiving a B.S.E. in civil engineering, and later earned a masters degree in management science from the University of Southern California.