PG&E Grabs Southern's Boren to Lead New Group
PG&E Corp. lured in Thomas Boren, a former top executive at
Southern Co., to lead its PG&E National Energy Group, last
week, only a few weeks after Boren had announced his retirement at
Southern. Boren, 50, will be president and CEO of the PG&E
division, which includes PG&E Gas Transmission, PG&E Power
Trading, and PG&E Energy Services.
"These national businesses are the primary engine for our future
earnings growth," said PG&E CEO Robert D. Glynn, Jr. "Tom's
experience and skill ideally suit him to lead these businesses."
Prior to his move to PG&E, Boren was president and CEO of
rival Southern Energy Inc., overseeing Atlanta-based Southern Co.'s
international power generation, energy trading, and energy services
activities. He worked for Southern for more than 30 years and
played a key role in its transformation into an independent power
producer and international energy company.
Two weeks ago, Southern appointed Marce Fuller, 39, to replace
Boren. Fuller became the highest ranking woman ever at Southern.
She had been serving as executive vice president of Southern Energy
and president and CEO of affiliate Southern Company Energy
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