John Boomer

Mr. John R. Boomer has been Senior Vice President at El Paso Electric Co. since December 2015 and General Counsel since September 18, 2014.

Mr. Boomer served as Vice President at El Paso Electric Co. and served as its Treasurer from April 21, 2014 to September 2014. He has a wealth of diverse management, operations and legal experience as he rejoins El Paso Electric from Helen of Troy. He worked in a number of EPE legal and administrative positions, including assistant general counsel at EPE in 1998 and 1999, and as shareholder/associate at Kemp, Smith, Duncan and Hammond.

Mr. Boomer served as Senior Vice President of Helen of Troy Limited and was responsible for investor relations and actively involved in merger and acquisition activities. Mr. Boomer served as Vice President of Corporate Business Development at Helen of Troy Limited. Previously he held a variety of positions with Helen of Troy, including operating roles in their Latin America, Europe/Middle East and Asia/Pacific businesses and also served as its First General Counsel.

He holds B.A. from Rice University in Houston and J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in Austin.