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The board of directors at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced that Theodore “Ted” F. Craver Jr., the chairman, president and CEO of Edison International, has been elected board chairman.
“We are privileged to have a person of Ted’s experience and vision to lead our board over the next year,” said Michael W. Howard, EPRI president and CEO. “These qualities, as well as his strong belief that technology can best address the challenges faced by the industry, make him ideally suited to lead our board.”
Craver became chairman and CEO of Edison International in 2008 and was chairman and CEO of one of its subsidiaries, Edison Mission Group, from 2005 until 2008. He was executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2000 to 2004.
Before joining Edison in 1996, Craver was executive vice president and corporate treasurer of First Interstate Bancorp from 1991 to 1996. In that role, he was responsible for corporate development, treasury and sales and trading of investment and insurance products. While there, Craver also served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of the wholesale banking subsidiary from 1986 to 1991. Before joining First Interstate, he spent four years with Bankers Trust Co. of New York and seven years with Security Pacific National Bank in capital markets sales and trading capacities.

In addition, the EPRI board of directors announced that James Kerr II, a partner with McGuireWoods LLP and former commissioner on the North Carolina Utilities Commission, and John Bohn, a former commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission, have been elected to four-year terms on the board.

Also elected were Benjamin Fowke III, president and CEO or COO of Xcel Energy; Jong-shin Kim, CEO of Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power; W. Terry Boston, president and CEO of PJM; and James Lash, president and chief nuclear officer of First Energy Generation.

“These individuals bring to our board the experience and perspective of a respected regulators and utility leadership,” Howard said. “These qualities give them a keen appreciation for both the challenges facing the utility industry and the public benefits of affordable, reliable, clean and sustainable electricity.”

 

About EPRI

The Electric Power Research Institute Inc. conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent nonprofit organization, EPRI brings together its scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and industry to help address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, health, safety and the environment. EPRI members represent more than 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States, and international participation extends to 40 countries. EPRI’s principal offices and laboratories are in Palo Alto, Calif.; Charlotte, N.C.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Lenox, Mass.

 

About Edison International

Edison International, through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power and an investor in infrastructure and energy assets, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, and Edison Mission Group, a competitive power generation business.

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1108 Exec Digest.People 1a

The board of directors at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced that Theodore “Ted” F. Craver Jr., the chairman, president and CEO of Edison International, has been elected board chairman.
“We are privileged to have a person of Ted’s experience and vision to lead our board over the next year,” said Michael W. Howard, EPRI president and CEO. “These qualities, as well as his strong belief that technology can best address the challenges faced by the industry, make him ideally suited to lead our board.”
Craver became chairman and CEO of Edison International in 2008 and was chairman and CEO of one of its subsidiaries, Edison Mission Group, from 2005 until 2008. He was executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2000 to 2004.
Before joining Edison in 1996, Craver was executive vice president and corporate treasurer of First Interstate Bancorp from 1991 to 1996. In that role, he was responsible for corporate development, treasury and sales and trading of investment and insurance products. While there, Craver also served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of the wholesale banking subsidiary from 1986 to 1991. Before joining First Interstate, he spent four years with Bankers Trust Co. of New York and seven years with Security Pacific National Bank in capital markets sales and trading capacities.

In addition, the EPRI board of directors announced that James Kerr II, a partner with McGuireWoods LLP and former commissioner on the North Carolina Utilities Commission, and John Bohn, a former commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission, have been elected to four-year terms on the board.

Also elected were Benjamin Fowke III, president and CEO or COO of Xcel Energy; Jong-shin Kim, CEO of Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power; W. Terry Boston, president and CEO of PJM; and James Lash, president and chief nuclear officer of First Energy Generation.

“These individuals bring to our board the experience and perspective of a respected regulators and utility leadership,” Howard said. “These qualities give them a keen appreciation for both the challenges facing the utility industry and the public benefits of affordable, reliable, clean and sustainable electricity.”

 

About EPRI

The Electric Power Research Institute Inc. conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent nonprofit organization, EPRI brings together its scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and industry to help address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, health, safety and the environment. EPRI members represent more than 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States, and international participation extends to 40 countries. EPRI’s principal offices and laboratories are in Palo Alto, Calif.; Charlotte, N.C.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Lenox, Mass.

 

About Edison International

Edison International, through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power and an investor in infrastructure and energy assets, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, and Edison Mission Group, a competitive power generation business.