PG&E announces new CEO pick

PG&E announced Wednesday it will pick the president of a Michigan electric utility as its new CEO.

Posted: Nov 18, 2020 7:48 AM
Updated: Nov 18, 2020 11:33 AM

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has chosen a new CEO. The electric utility selected Patti Poppe to be its new CEO.

She is currently serving as the President and CEO of Consumers Energy a Michigan-based electric utility.

In a press release, Poppe said she is honored by the appointment. "As California's largest utility, PG&E has the privilege of powering one of the world's largest economies and the opportunity to help lead the state's clean energy future."

Poppe takes over as PG&E CEO on January 4 of 2021. She will take over from Interim CEO Bill Smith.

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