Feb 14 Utility Centrica Plc is set to
appoint Chris Weston as the head of British Gas, the Financial
Times reported on Thursday.
Weston, the current head of Centrica's U.S. retail gas
business, Direct Energy, will replace Phil Bentley, who will
step down as managing director after six years at the helm.
Centrica is the parent company of British Gas, the UK's
biggest energy retailer by customer numbers.
The Financial Times reported that Weston's appointment is in
keeping with the company's plans to expand in the North American
Earlier this month Centrica scrapped plans to build new
nuclear power stations in Britain with French partner EDF