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Carim V. Khouzami

President and Chief Executive Officer

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)

Carim V. Khouzami

Carim V. Khouzami is the president and chief executive officer of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), the nation's first gas utility. Khouzami oversees safety, reliability, customer service, financial performance and BGE's commitment to creating an inclusive culture. BGE is Maryland’s largest electric and natural gas utility, employing about 3,200 people and serving 1.3 million electric and more than 670,000 gas customers in central Maryland.   

Professional History

Khouzami previously served as the chief operating officer of Exelon Utilities, overseeing the daily administrative and operational functions for Exelon’s six regulated utilities, including BGE, as well as managing large investment projects that span all the Exelon utilities. Prior to that, Khouzami served as the chief financial officer of Exelon Utilities, responsible for overseeing the treasury, financial planning and analysis, and accounting functions for the six Exelon utility companies. He has held other leadership roles within financial, strategic and operational roles at Exelon and BGE.

Civic Involvement

Khouzami serves on the boards of several prominent Baltimore-based organizations including the Baltimore Community Foundation, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Baltimore Development Corporation, and Bridges Baltimore.  He also serves on the board for the Southern Gas Association.  

He has been recognized for his leadership and community commitment. The Baltimore Business Journal named Khouzami a 2022 Power 10 CEO Honoree. The Daily Record named him one of their “Business Power Players” in 2022 and to their 2021 “Power 100” list. 


Khouzami earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and communications studies from Vanderbilt University, and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University.