Juno Beach, FL, Dec. 19, 2006 — FPL Group Inc. announced that James Robo has been appointed president and COO, effective immediately. Robo previously served as president of the company’s competitive wholesale power generation subsidiary, FPL Energy. Succeeding Robo as president of FPL Energy is Mitchell Davidson, who had been serving as senior vice president of business management for the FPL Group subsidiary.
Robo will report to Lewis Hay, III, chairman and CEO of FPL Group. Davidson and Armando Olivera, president of Florida Power & Light Co., will report to Robo. Robo also will oversee all power generation operations for the company, as well as engineering, construction and procurement.
Robo joined FPL Group in early 2002 as vice president of business development and was named president of FPL Energy a few months later. Prior to joining the Florida-based energy services company, Robo was with General Electric for ten years, where he was president and CEO of a major division of GE Capital and served as chairman and CEO of GE Mexico.
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