Exelon executive Sonny Garg named president of Exelon Power

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Chicago, August 5, 2010 – Exelon Corp. announced that Sunil “Sonny” Garg, senior vice president of human resources, has been promoted to president of Exelon Power, effective Aug. 16.

Garg will lead Exelon Power, which operates the company’s fleet of 105 fossil, hydroelectric and renewable generating units located in Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Texas.

In this role, Garg will be responsible for the operations of the fleet as well as expanding the portfolio within Exelon Power, including renewable energy.

Since joining Exelon in 2002, Garg has focused extensively on integration work, including process efficiencies and cost savings. Before leading Exelon’s human resources function, he served as vice president of finance for Exelon’s Business Services Company and co-led the company’s financial transformation integration program.

Prior to Exelon, Garg served as an assistant to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and was appointed a White House Fellow by President Bill Clinton. Previously, he was an associate with the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago, a research and development center focused on education.

Garg holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the University of Chicago and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University.

Garg will report to Pardee. He replaces former Exelon Power President Doyle Beneby, who recently accepted a position at another company.

Exelon Corporation is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities with more than $17 billion in annual revenues. The company has one of the industry’s largest portfolios of electricity generation capacity, with a nationwide reach and strong positions in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic.

Exelon distributes electricity to about 5.4 million customers in northern Illinois and southeastern Pennsylvania and natural gas to about 486,000 customers in the Philadelphia area.


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