People: Ameren Corp (AEE)

AEE on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Voss

65 2014 Chairman of the Board

Warner Baxter

52 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Martin Lyons

46 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Bruce Steinke

51 2013 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer

Gregory Nelson

55 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jerre Birdsong

58 2001 Vice President, Treasurer

Richard Harshman

56 2013 Director

Catherine Brune

59 2011 Independent Director

Ellen Fitzsimmons

53 2009 Independent Director

Walter Galvin

66 2007 Independent Director

Gayle Jackson

66 2005 Independent Director

James Johnson

61 2005 Independent Director

Steven Lipstein

56 2010 Independent Director

Patrick Stokes

71 2004 Independent Director

Stephen Wilson

64 2009 Independent Director

Jack Woodard

69 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Voss

Mr. Thomas R. Voss is no longer Chairman of the Board of Ameren Corporation, effective July 1, 2014. He resigned from his position as President of Ameren, effective February 14, 2014, as Chief Executive Officer of Ameren on April 24, 2014. Mr. Voss began his career with Ameren Missouri in 1969. He was elected Senior Vice President of Ameren Missouri, CIPS and Ameren Services in 1999, of AEG in 2001, of CILCORP and CILCO in 2003 and of IP in September 2004. He was elected Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2005 and Executive Vice President of Ameren Missouri, CIPS, CILCORP, CILCO and IP effective in May 2006. In January 2007, Mr. Voss was elected Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ameren Missouri. In April 2007, in connection with certain organizational changes to the Company’s structure and reporting relationships, Mr. Voss relinquished his officer positions at CIPS, Ameren Services, CILCO and IP and in May 2007, he relinquished his officer positions at CILCORP and AEG. Effective May 1, 2009, Mr. Voss assumed the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and relinquished his positions of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ameren Missouri. In 2010, the Board of Directors elected Mr. Voss to the position of Chairman of the Board. He has been director of the Company since 2009. Director of the following former Ameren subsidiaries: CILCO (2003-2008); IP (2004-2008); CILCORP (2003-2008; 2009-2010). Director of the following Ameren subsidiaries: Ameren Illinois (formerly CIPS) (2001-2008); Ameren Missouri (2001-2009); AEG (2003-2008).

Warner Baxter

Mr. Warner L. Baxter has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has been Chief Executive Officer effective April 24, 2014. Mr. Baxter is currently the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Electric Company, doing business as Ameren Missouri, and will continue serving in such roles until a successor is named. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Baxter was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ameren, where he led the finance, strategic planning and business risk management functions of Ameren. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Baxter also served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ameren Services Company. Mr. Baxter originally joined Ameren in August 1995 as Assistant Controller. During his tenure at Ameren he has also served as Senior Vice President, Finance of Ameren and as Vice President and Controller of Ameren and Ameren Services. Based primarily upon Mr. Baxter’s extensive executive management experience, strong strategic planning, accounting, financial and administrative skills and experience, and tenure with Ameren (and its current and former affiliates), the Board concluded that Mr. Baxter should serve as a director of Ameren.

Martin Lyons

Mr. Martin J. Lyons, Jr., has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Ameren Corporation, effective as of January 1, 2013. Lyons joined Ameren, Ameren Missouri, CIPS, and Ameren Services in 2001 as controller. He was elected controller of CILCO in 2003. He was also elected vice president of Ameren, Ameren Missouri, CIPS, CILCO, and Ameren Services in 2003 and vice president and controller of IP in 2004. In 2007, his positions at Ameren Missouri were changed to vice president and principal accounting officer. In 2008, Lyons was elected senior vice president and principal accounting officer of the Ameren companies. In 2009, Lyons was also elected chief financial officer of the Ameren companies. Following the Ameren Illinois Merger in 2010, Lyons remained senior vice president, chief financial officer and principal accounting officer of Ameren Illinois. Effective January 1, 2013, Lyons was elected executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Ameren companies, and relinquished his duties as principal accounting officer.

Bruce Steinke

Mr. Bruce A. Steinke has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer of Ameren Corporation, effective January 01, 2013. Mr. Steinke joined Ameren in 2002 and has served in various accounting, financial reporting and investor relations capacities of the Ameren companies. In December 2007, Mr. Steinke was elected Vice President and Controller of Ameren and certain subsidiaries, and has served in such position since January 1, 2008. In recognition of Mr. Steinke’s increase in management and oversight responsibilities, the Human Resources Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board approved an increase to Mr. Steinke’s base salary from $253,900 to $300,000, effective January 1, 2013. In addition, Mr. Steinke’s target short-term incentive opportunity under Ameren’s Executive Incentive Plan (“EIP”) and target long-term incentive opportunity under Ameren’s Performance Share Unit Program (“PSUP”), each as described under Item 5.02(e) below, has been increased, effective January 1, 2013, from 45% to 50% of his base salary and from 80% to 100% of his base salary, respectively. Mr. Steinke’s actual payments under these programs may vary from the targets based upon Ameren’s performance and his performance in accordance with the formulas and methodologies in the EIP and PSUP.

Gregory Nelson

Mr. Gregory L. Nelson is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Ameren Corporation. He joined Ameren Missouri in 1995 as a manager in the tax department and assumed a similar position with Ameren Services in 1998. Mr. Nelson was elected vice president and tax counsel of Ameren Services in 1999 and vice president of Ameren Missouri, CIPS, CILCO and Genco in 2003 and of IP in 2004. In 2010, Nelson was elected vice president, tax and deputy general counsel of Ameren Services. He remained vice president of Ameren Missouri, CIPS, CILCO, IP and Genco. With the Ameren Illinois Merger in 2010, Nelson remained vice president at Ameren Illinois. Effective March 2, 2011, Nelson was elected to the positions of senior vice president and general counsel of Ameren, Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois, Genco and Ameren Services. Effective May 1, 2011, he was elected to the position of secretary.

Jerre Birdsong

Mr. Jerre E. Birdsong is Vice President and Treasurer of Ameren Corporation. Mr. Birdsong joined Ameren Missouri in 1977 and was elected treasurer of Ameren Missouri in 1993. He was elected treasurer of Ameren, CIPS, and Ameren Services in 1997 and of Genco in 2000. In addition to being treasurer, in 2001 he was elected vice president at Ameren, Ameren Missouri, CIPS, Ameren Services and Genco. Additionally, he was elected vice president and treasurer of CILCO in 2003 and of IP in 2004. With the Ameren Illinois Merger in 2010, Birdsong, remained vice president and treasurer at Ameren Illinois.

Richard Harshman

Mr. Richard J. Harshman has been appointed as Director of Ameren Corporation effective June 4, 2013. Mr. Harshman is currently the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (“ATI”) (NYSE: ATI). Mr. Harshman served as President and Chief Operating Officer of ATI from 2010 to 2011 and as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of ATI from 2003 to 2010. Mr. Harshman achieved his Certified Public Accountant’s certificate in 1985 and holds a bachelor of science degree from Robert Morris University. He is a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Manufacturers and a former member of the Steering Committee of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, a national initiative bringing together industry, universities and the federal government to enhance U.S. manufacturing global competitiveness. He is also a board member of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. Harshman is vice chairman of the board of trustees at Robert Morris University and is a member of the board of directors of the Laurel Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America (Greater Pittsburgh Area). He is also a member of the Chairman’s Council of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Board of Trustees/Executive Committee, and a past member of the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association.

Catherine Brune

Ms. Catherine S. Brune is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation, since October 14, 2011. She has been President, Allstate Protection Eastern Territory of Allstate Insurance Company, a personal lines insurer. Ms. Brune has worked in various managerial capacities for Allstate since 1976. She was elected the company’s youngest officer in 1986, moving into information technology in the early 1990s. In 2002, Ms. Brune was named Allstate’s Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. In October 2010, Ms. Brune was named to her current position, where she oversees Property/Casualty operations in 23 states and Canada for Allstate. Ms. Brune is a member of Allstate’s senior leadership team.

Ellen Fitzsimmons

Ms. Ellen M. Fitzsimmons is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. She is Senior Vice President of Law and Public Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of CSX Corporation, a transportation supplier. Ms. Fitzsimmons joined CSX Corporation in 1991 and has served in her current position since December 2003. Ms. Fitzsimmons oversees all legal, government relations and public affairs activities for CSX. During Ms. Fitzsimmons’ tenure with CSX, her responsibilities have included key roles in risk and corporate governance-related areas.

Walter Galvin

Mr. Walter J. Galvin is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. He is Vice Chairman of Emerson Electric Co., an electrical and electronic manufacturer. Mr. Galvin has served as Emerson’s Vice Chairman since October 2009. He served as Emerson’s Chief Financial Officer from 1993 until February 2010. He has served as a management member of Emerson’s Board of Directors since 2000. He has been director of the Company since 2007. Other directorships: Emerson Electric Co. (2000-present); F.M. Global Insurance Company (1995-present).

Gayle Jackson

Dr. Gayle P. W. Jackson, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. She is President and Chief Executive Officer of Energy Global, Inc., a consulting firm which specializes in corporate development, diversification and government relations strategies for energy companies. From 2002 to 2004, Dr. Jackson served as Managing Director of FE Clean Energy Group, a global private equity management firm that invests in energy companies and projects in Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia. Dr. Jackson is a past Deputy Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. She has been director of the Company since 2005. Other directorships: Atlas Energy, Inc., (2009-2011); Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (2005-2009; 2011-present).

James Johnson

Mr. James C. Johnson is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. He is General Counsel of Loop Capital Markets LLC, a financial services firm, since November 2010. From 1998 until 2009, Mr. Johnson served in a number of responsible positions at The Boeing Company, an aerospace and defense firm, including serving as Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel from December 2003 until November 2007 and, as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Commercial Airplanes from November 2007 to his retirement in March 2009. He has been director of the Company since 2005. Other directorships: Hanesbrands Inc., (2006-present).

Steven Lipstein

Mr. Steven H. Lipstein is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of BJC HealthCare, one of the non-profit health care organizations in the U.S. Mr. Lipstein joined BJC HealthCare in 1999. From 1982 to 1999, Mr. Lipstein held various executive positions within The University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System and The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System. Mr. Lipstein served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from 2009 to 2011. He has been director of the Company since 2010.

Patrick Stokes

Mr. Patrick T. Stokes is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. He is former Chairman of Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., which was the holding company parent of Anheuser-Busch, Incorporated, a producer and distributor of beer, which was acquired by InBev N.V./S.A. in November 2008. Mr. Stokes served as Chairman of Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., from December 2006 to November 2008 and was affiliated with Anheuser-Busch since 1969. He served as Senior Executive Vice President of Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., from 2000 to 2002 and as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 until December 2006. He has been director of the Company since 2004. Director of the following former Ameren subsidiary: CILCORP Inc. (a former Ameren subsidiary that merged with the Company in 2010) (“CILCORP”) (2008-2010). Other directorships: Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. (2000-2008); U.S. Bancorp (1992-present); Wilton Brands, Inc., (2010-present (non-reporting company)).

Stephen Wilson

Mr. Stephen R. Wilson is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. He has been Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of CF Industries Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products. Mr. Wilson served as CF Industries Holdings’ Chief Financial Officer from 1991 until 2003, when he was named President and Chief Executive Officer. He was elected Chairman of CF Industries Holdings, Inc., in 2005. He has been director of the Company since 2009. Other directorships: CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (2005-present).

Jack Woodard

Mr. Jack D. Woodard is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. He retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer of Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., a subsidiary of The Southern Company, which is a utility holding company. Mr. Woodard joined The Southern Company system in 1971 and in 1993, Mr. Woodard was elected Executive Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer of Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. He retired in 2004. Mr. Woodard served as an independent advisor to Ameren’s Board of Directors and to the Board’s Nuclear Oversight Committee (predecessor to the Board’s Nuclear Oversight and Environmental Committee) from 2005 until his election as a director. He has been director of the Company since 2006.
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