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Exelon Names Next Level of Leaders for Combined Exelon-Constellation

Executives announced today will lead functions within Exelon Business Services Company, Exelon Utilities and Exelon Generation

 

 

CHICAGO AND BALTIMORE - Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) today announced the next level of executives leading what will be the largest competitive energy provider in the nation upon the closing of Exelon's merger with Constellation Energy Group (NYSE: CEG). The appointments reflect leaders who will assume senior leadership roles in the combined organization, effective upon closing. They follow prior announcements of senior leadership within the Constellation business unit and the Exelon risk and finance teams.

"As we continue to plan for the seamless integration of Exelon and Constellation, it is exciting for us to make this announcement today. Not only do these appointments reflect a wealth of talent - they also help us begin to see the post-merger organization take shape through its leadership. I am confident in this group of leaders and their ability to help guide Exelon and its businesses following the merger," said Exelon President and COO Christopher M. Crane, who will become president and CEO of the combined company.

EXELON BUSINESS SERVICES COMPANY

Reporting to Ruth Ann M. Gillis, who will remain executive vice president and chief administrative and diversity officer for Exelon and president of Exelon Business Services Company, will be:
• Amy E. Best, currently vice president of Human Resources for Exelon Generation, who will become senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Exelon;
• Sunil Garg, currently senior vice president, Exelon Generation, and president of Exelon Power, who will become senior vice president and chief information and innovation officer for Exelon; and
• M. Bridget Reidy, senior vice president and chief supply officer for Exelon, who will remain in that role.

Reporting to William A. Von Hoene, Jr., who upon closing of the merger will become senior executive vice president and chief strategy officer, Exelon, will be:
• Darryl M. Bradford, currently senior vice president and general counsel for Exelon, who will remain in that role and has been named to Exelon's Executive Committee;
• Douglas J. Brown, currently senior vice president and chief investment officer for Exelon, who will remain in that role;
• Calvin G. Butler, Jr., currently senior vice president, Corporate Affairs for Exelon, who will remain in that role;
• James L. Connaughton, currently executive vice president, Corporate Affairs, Public and Environmental Policy for Constellation, who will become executive vice president and senior policy advisor for Exelon and has been named to Exelon's Executive Committee;
• Kyle B. Crowley, currently senior vice president and chief development officer for Exelon, who will remain in that role;
• Joseph Dominguez, currently senior vice president, Federal Regulatory Affairs, Public Policy, Communications and State Government Affairs for Exelon, who will become senior vice president, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy, and has been named to Exelon's Executive Committee;
• James D. Firth, currently senior vice president, Communications and State Government Affairs and Public Policy for Exelon, who will become senior vice president, Communications, Public Advocacy and Corporate Relations, and has been named to Exelon's Executive Committee; and
• Christopher D. Gould, currently vice president, Corporate Strategy and Exelon 2020 for Exelon, who will become senior vice president, Corporate Strategy, and chief sustainability officer.

Reporting to Bradford as senior vice presidents will be:
• Charles Berardesco, currently senior vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer for Constellation, who will become senior vice president and general counsel for Exelon's Constellation business unit;
• Paul R. Bonney, currently vice president, Regulatory Affairs, and general counsel for PECO, who will become senior vice president and deputy general counsel, regulatory, wholesale and retail; and
• Bruce G. Wilson, currently senior vice president, deputy general counsel and corporate secretary for Exelon, who will remain in that role.

Each operating company general counsel will work closely with and support the senior leadership of his respective business unit.

Reporting to Dominguez as senior vice presidents will be:
• Kathleen L. Barrón, currently vice president, Federal Regulatory Affairs and Policy for Exelon, who will become senior vice president, Federal Regulatory Affairs and Wholesale Market Policy;
• David C. Brown, currently senior vice president, Federal Government Affairs and Public Policy for Exelon, who will remain in that role; and
• Martin V. Proctor, currently senior vice president, energy policy for Constellation, who will become senior vice president, State Government and Regulatory Affairs and Competitive Market Policy for Exelon.

EXELON UTILITIES

As previously announced, Denis P. O'Brien, currently president and CEO of PECO, will become senior executive vice president, Exelon, and CEO of Exelon Utilities upon close of the merger, with the CEOs of BGE, ComEd and PECO reporting to him.

Reporting to Kenneth W. DeFontes, who will remain president and CEO of BGE, as COO and CFO will be:
• Stephen J. Woerner, currently chief integration officer for Constellation, who will become senior vice president and COO, BGE; and 
• Carim V. Khouzami, who as previously announced will remain in the role of vice president, CFO and treasurer of BGE, reporting also to Jonathan W. (Jack) Thayer, who was previously named executive vice president and CFO of the combined company.

Reporting beginning March 1, 2012, to Anne R. Pramaggiore, who on that date will become ComEd's president and CEO, will be the following executive and senior vice presidents:
• Terence R. Donnelly, currently executive vice president, Operations, at ComEd, who will become executive vice president and COO;
• Fidel Marquez, currently senior vice president, Customer Operations, at ComEd, who will become senior vice president, Governmental and External Affairs;
• Kevin B. Brookins, currently vice president, Operations Strategy and Business Intelligence, at ComEd, who will become senior vice president, Strategy and Administration;
• Thomas S. O'Neill, currently senior vice president, regulatory and energy policy and general counsel for ComEd, who will remain in that role and report also to Exelon's general counsel; and
• Joseph R. Trpik, who as previously announced remains in his role as senior vice president, CFO and treasurer, ComEd, reporting also to Thayer.

Reporting to Donnelly will be:
• Val Jensen, currently vice president, Marketing and Environmental Programs, at ComEd, who will become senior vice president, Customer Operations; and
• John. T. (Tyler) Anthony, who will continue in his role as senior vice president, Distribution Operations, at ComEd.

Reporting to Craig L. Adams, who will become president and CEO of PECO, at the senior vice president level will be:
• Michael A. Innocenzo, currently vice president, Distribution System Operations and Smart Grid/Smart Meter for PECO, who will become senior vice president, Operations; and
• Phillip S. Barnett, currently senior vice president and CFO for PECO, and who as previously announced will add the title of treasurer and report also to Thayer. 

EXELON GENERATION

Reporting to Charles G. (Chip) Pardee, who will remain senior vice president and COO of Exelon Generation, at the senior vice president level will be:
• Ron J. DeGregorio, currently chief integration officer for Exelon, who will become senior vice president, Exelon Generation, and president of Exelon Power;
• Michael J. Pacilio, currently senior vice president, Exelon Generation, president of Exelon Nuclear and chief nuclear officer, who will remain in that role; and
• Amir Shahkarami, currently senior vice president, Exelon Generation, and managing director, Exelon Nuclear Partners, who will remain in that role.

Reporting to DeGregorio at the senior vice president level will be:
• John F. Barnes, currently vice president, Power Operations, for Exelon Power, who will become senior vice president, Exelon Generation, and COO of Exelon Power; and
• John T. Long, currently president of Constellation Power Generation, who will become COO for Maryland Clean Coal.

Remaining in their current roles and reporting to Pacilio at the senior vice president level in Exelon Generation will be:
• Joseph P. Grimes, senior vice president, Engineering and Technical Services;
• Bryan C. Hanson, senior vice president, Midwest Operations;
• Susan R. Landahl, COO, Fleet Operations; and
• Christopher H. Mudrick, senior vice president, Mid-Atlantic Operations.

Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG) will remain an independently managed joint venture. 

Exelon expects to name the remainder of its executives later this month.

In addition to the changes announced above, current Exelon executives Victor Fonseca, senior vice president, Compensation and Benefits; Daniel C. Hill, senior vice president and chief information officer; and John R. Samolis, senior vice president, Human Resources have announced their intent to retire upon closing of the merger.

The Exelon-Constellation merger has received approval by the Department of Justice, the New York Public Service Commission, the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the shareholders of Exelon and Constellation. It also requires regulatory approvals by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Maryland Public Service Commission.

In a merger settlement with the State of Maryland, the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA), the City of Baltimore and the Baltimore Building and Construction Trades Council announced Dec. 15, 2011, Exelon, Constellation and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company agreed to provide a package of benefits totaling more than $1 billion and expected to create more than 6,000 jobs in Maryland.

The Exelon-Constellation merger will combine Exelon's environmentally advantaged generation fleet with Constellation Energy's industry-leading customer-facing businesses. The companies announced their agreement to merge on April 28, 2011.

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