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Phillip May named Entergy Louisiana president, CEO

Phillip R. May Jr. has been named chairman of the board, president and CEO of Entergy Louisiana LLC and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana LLC, effective Feb. 1, 2013.

May succeeds William Mohl, who the company announced will assume the role of president of Entergy Wholesale Commodities in February 2013. May is currently vice president of regulatory services for Entergy’s utility business.

“Phillip is a 26-year Entergy employee and Louisiana native,” said Theo Bunting, group president for Entergy’s Utility Operations. “His knowledge and experience make him the ideal choice to head our largest Entergy utilities and deliver on their objectives of providing outstanding customer service and strong financial results.”

May has served as vice president of regulatory services since 2002. He joined Entergy in 1986 and has worked as a rate and regulatory affairs engineer and a financial analyst and planner for Entergy’s Louisiana utility operations.

May has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Louisiana and an MBA from the University of New Orleans. He also completed the mergers and acquisitions program at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.