People: CenterPoint Energy Inc (CNP)

CNP on New York Consolidated

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15 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Milton Carroll

62 2013 Executive Chairman of the Board

Scott Prochazka

47 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gary Whitlock

63 2002 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Scott Rozzell

63 2002 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Thomas Standish

63 2011 Executive Vice President, Group President - Corporate and Energy Services

Tracy Bridge

54 2012 Senior Vice President, Division President - Electric Operations

Joseph McGoldrick

59 2012 Senior Vice President, Division President - Gas Operations

Scott McLean

57 2013 Director

Phillip Smith

62 2014 Director

Michael Johnson

65 2008 Independent Director

Janiece Longoria

59 2005 Independent Director

Susan Rheney

53 2008 Independent Director

R. Walker

56 2010 Independent Director

Peter Wareing

61 2005 Independent Director

Carla Kneipp

Vice President

Biographies

Name Description

Milton Carroll

Mr. Milton Carroll has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of Centerpoint Energy Inc., effective as of June 1, 2013. Mr. Carroll has been a director since 1992 and Chairman since September 2002. Mr. Carroll is Chairman and founder of Instrument Products, Inc., an oil-tool manufacturing company in Houston, Texas. He has served as a director of Halliburton Company since 2006, Western Gas Holdings, LLC, general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP, since 2008, LyondellBasell Industries N.V. since July 2010, and LRE GP, LLC, general partner of LRR Energy, L.P., since November 2011. He has served as a director of Healthcare Service Corporation since 1998 and as its chairman since 2002. Mr. Carroll previously served as a director of EGL, Inc. from 2003 to 2007.

Scott Prochazka

Mr. Scott M. Prochazka has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Prochazka, age 47, has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since August 1, 2012. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Division President, Electric Operations of the Company from May 2011 through July 2012; as Division Senior Vice President, Electric Operations of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC, from February 2009 to May 2011; as Division Senior Vice President Regional Operations of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp., from February 2008 to February 2009; and as Division Vice President, Customer Service Operations, from October 2006 to February 2008. The Board determined that Mr. Prochazka should be appointed as a director due to his extensive knowledge of the industry and the Company, its operations and people, gained in his years of service with the Company in positions of increasing responsibility.

Gary Whitlock

Mr. Gary L. Whitlock serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Centerpoint Energy Inc. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Delivery Group of Reliant Energy from July 2001 to September 2002. Mr. Whitlock served as the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Dow AgroSciences, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, from 1998 to 2001. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of KiOR, Inc.

Scott Rozzell

Mr. Scott E. Rozzell is no longer Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Centerpoint Energy Inc., effective May 12, 2014. He served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Delivery Group of Reliant Energy from March 2001 to September 2002. Before joining Reliant Energy in 2001, Mr. Rozzell was a senior partner in the law firm of Baker Botts L.L.P. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Electric Companies of Texas and Powell Industries, Inc.

Thomas Standish

Mr. Thomas R. Standish serves as Executive Vice President, Group President - Corporate and Energy Services of Centerpoint Energy Inc. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Group President-Regulated Operations of CenterPoint Energy from August 2005 to May 2011; as Senior Vice President and Group President and Chief Operating Officer of CenterPoint Houston from June 2004 to August 2005; and as President and Chief Operating Officer of CenterPoint Houston from August 2002 to June 2004. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer for both electricity and natural gas for Reliant Energy’s Houston area from 1999 to August 2002.

Tracy Bridge

Mr. Tracy B. Bridge serves as Senior Vice President, Division President - Electric Operations of Centerpoint Energy Inc. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Division President, Gas Distribution Operations from May 2011 to September 2012; as Division Senior Vice President - Support Operations from February 2008 to May 2011; and as Division Vice President Regional Operations of CERC from January 2007 to February 2008. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Southern Gas Association.

Joseph McGoldrick

Mr. Joseph B. McGoldrick serves as Senior Vice President, Division President - Gas Operations of Centerpoint Energy Inc. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Division President, Energy Services from May 2011 to September 2012 and as Division President, Gas Operations from February 2007 to May 2011. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Southern Gas Association.

Scott McLean

Mr. Scott J. McLean is Director of the company. He is executive vice president of Zions Bancorporation and chief executive officer of Amegy Bank of Texas. Prior to joining Amegy in 2002, he was with Texas Commerce Bank/JPMorgan Chase for 23 years where he served in a number of roles, including president in Dallas, chairman in El Paso and president in Houston. He currently serves on the Southern Methodist University Board of Trustees and the boards of the United Way of Houston and the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.

Phillip Smith

Mr. Phillip R. Smith has been appointed as Director of the Company effective March 3 2014. Mr. Smith is President and Chief Executive Officer of Torch Energy Advisors, Inc. Mr. Smith joined Torch as interim President and Chief Executive Officer in October 2012 and was named President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 2013. Prior to joining Torch, Mr. Smith was a partner with KPMG LLP from 2002 to September 2012.

Michael Johnson

Mr. Michael P. Johnson, Sr., serves as an Independent Director of Centerpoint Energy Inc. Mr. Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of J&A Group, LLC, a management and business consulting company. He served from 2002 until his retirement in March 2008 as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of The Williams Companies, Inc., a publicly held natural gas producer, processor and transporter. Prior to joining the Williams Companies, he served in various executive capacities with Amoco Corporation, including vice president of human resources. He has served as a director of Patriot Coal Corporation since 2008, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. since 2006, and QuikTrip Corporation, a private company, since 2001. He also serves on the Oklahoma Advisory Board of Health Care Service Corporation and on the boards of several charitable organizations and foundations.

Janiece Longoria

Ms. Janiece M. Longoria serves as an Independent Director of Centerpoint Energy Inc. Ms. Longoria is a partner in the law firm of Ogden, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall, L.L.P. in Houston, Texas and has a concentration of experience in commercial and securities-related litigation and regulatory matters. She has served as a director of Patriot Coal Corporation since January 2011 and as commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority since 2002. She previously served as a member of The University of Texas System Board of Regents and the University of Texas Investment Management Company from February 2008 to February 2011. She also previously served as the treasurer and a director of the Houston Convention Center Hotel Corporation from 1999 to 2004.

Susan Rheney

Ms. Susan O. Rheney serves as an Independent Director of Centerpoint Energy Inc. Ms. Rheney is a private investor. From 2002 until March 2010, she served as a director of Genesis Energy, Inc., the general partner of Genesis Energy, LP, a publicly traded limited partnership. From 2003 to 2005, she was a director of Cenveo, Inc. and served as chairman of the board from January to August 2005. She also served until 2001 as a principal with The Sterling Group, a private financial and investment organization.

R. Walker

Mr. R. A. Walker serves as an Independent Director of Centerpoint Energy Inc. He was named Chief Executive Officer and a director of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in May 2012, in addition to the role of President, which he assumed in February 2010. In February 2013, Anadarko announced that Mr. Walker was elected as Chairman of the Board, effective at the end of the Anadarko annual meeting on May 14, 2013. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer from March 2009 until his appointment as Chief Executive Officer. He served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from September 2005 until his appointment as Chief Operating Officer. He served as a director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC from August 2007 until March 2013, Western Gas Equity Holdings, LLC from September 2012 until March 2013, and Temple-Inland, Inc. from November 2008 until February 2012.

Peter Wareing

Mr. Peter S. Wareing serves as an Independent Director of Centerpoint Energy Inc. Mr. Wareing is a co-founder and partner of the private equity firm Wareing, Athon & Company and is involved in a variety of businesses. He is the Chairman of the Board of Gulf Coast Pre-Stress, Ltd. in Pass Christian, Mississippi. He also currently serves as a trustee of Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.

Carla Kneipp

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