People: PPL Corp (PPL)

PPL on New York Consolidated

30.99USD
31 Aug 2015
Change (% chg)

$-0.38 (-1.21%)
Prev Close
$31.37
Open
$31.26
Day's High
$31.29
Day's Low
$30.63
Volume
4,992,416
Avg. Vol
4,768,375
52-wk High
$35.39
52-wk Low
$29.05

Search Stocks

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Spence

58 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Vincent Sorgi

43 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Gregory Dudkin

57 2012 President of PPL Electric LLC.

Paul Farr

47 2014 President-PPL Energy Supply

Robert Gabbard

54 2008 President of PPL EnergyPlus, LLC.

Victor Staffieri

59 2010 Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of LG&E and KU Energy LLC

Robert Grey

64 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Mark Wilten

47 2014 Vice President, Treasurer, Chief Risk Officer

Stephen Breininger

41 2014 Controller

John Conway

70 2011 Lead Independent Director

Rodney Adkins

56 2014 Independent Director

Steven Elliott

68 2011 Independent Director

Stuart Heydt

75 1991 Independent Director

Venkata Rajamannar

52 2011 Independent Director

Craig Rogerson

58 2005 Independent Director

Natica von Althann

64 2009 Independent Director

Keith Williamson

62 2005 Independent Director

Armando Zagalo de Lima

56 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Spence

Mr. William H. Spence is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of PPL Corporation since April 1, 2012. Prior to his current appointment as Chairman in April 2012, Mr. Spence was named Chief Executive Officer and appointed to the board of directors of PPL Corporation in November 2011, was named President and Chief Operating Officer in July 2011, and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since June of 2006. Prior to joining PPL in June 2006, Mr. Spence had 19 years of service with Pepco Holdings, Inc. and its heritage companies, Delmarva Power and Conectiv. He served as Senior Vice President of Pepco Holdings from August 2002 and as Senior Vice President of Conectiv Holdings since September 2000. He joined Delmarva Power in 1987 in that company’s regulated gas business, where he held various management positions before being named Vice President of Trading in 1996. He also serves on the boards of several wholly owned subsidiaries of PPL Corporation. He is chair of the Corporate Leadership Council, an internal committee comprised of executive officers of PPL Corporation.

Vincent Sorgi

Mr. Vincent Sorgi is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of PPL Corporation. He joined PPL in 2006 as financial director of the company's PPL Generation subsidiary. In 2007, he was named controller for the company's Supply segment, the combination of PPL Generation and PPL EnergyPlus, the company's marketing business. He came to PPL from Public Service Enterprise Group in New Jersey, where he was serving as director of business operations for PSEG Fossil, which operated power plants in North America. His other roles at PSEG included corporate and international controller for PSEG Global, which operated power plants and electricity distribution companies in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, India and Asia; director of accounting services for PSEG's unregulated business; and principal accountant for the corporation, where he was responsible for SEC and other regulatory reporting. Prior to his service at PSEG, Sorgi worked in various roles at Deloitte & Touche. He earned an accounting degree from Penn State University and an M.B.A. from Villanova University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Gregory Dudkin

Mr. Gregory N. Dudkin is President of PPL Electric LLC., the subsidiary of PPL Corporation., since March 5, 2012. He currently senior vice president-Operations for PPL Electric Utilities. He came to PPL from Comcast, where he was senior vice president of technical operations and fulfillment. Prior to that, he served as a regional senior vice president for Comcast's Michigan operation. He has more than 20 years of wide-ranging electricity and gas utility experience at subsidiaries of Exelon Corp., including service as executive vice president of Energy Delivery Operations at ComEd and in customer service and operations vice president positions at PECO. He earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware and a master's in business administration from Widener University.

Paul Farr

Mr. Paul A. Farr is President-PPL Energy Supply. He joined PPL in 1998 as director of international tax for PPL Global, the subsidiary that owns and operates electricity distribution businesses serving nearly 3.6 million customers in Latin America and the United Kingdom. As PPL acquired 13 generating plants in Montana in 1999, Farr served as PPL Montana's chief financial officer and vice president-Finance, implementing financial systems, controls and reporting procedures, and helping to create a corporate organization. He returned to PPL Global in October 2001 as vice president-Operations and chief operating officer. He was promoted to senior vice president of PPL Global in December 2003, with responsibility for overseeing all day-to-day operations of the subsidiary, including international operations and international and domestic business development. He was named vice president and controller for PPL Corporation in 2004 before being promoted to his current position.

Robert Gabbard

Mr. Robert D. Gabbard Jr. is President of PPL EnergyPlus, LLC., subsidiary of PPL Corporation., since June 30, 2008. He also served as Senior Vice President-Trading-PPL EnergyPlus, June 2008 - June 2008; Senior Vice President Merchant Trading Operations-Conectiv Energy, June 2005 - May 2008; Vice President and General Manager Power Trading-Conectiv Energy, April 1998 - June 2005.

Victor Staffieri

Mr. Victor A. Staffieri is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of LG&E and KU Energy LLC., a subsidiary of PPL Corp.

Robert Grey

Mr. Robert J. Grey was Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of PPL Corporation. He joined PPL in March 1995 as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to his work at PPL, Grey was general counsel for Long Island Lighting Co. Prior to that, he had been a partner with the law firm of Preston Gates & Ellis in Seattle, Wash., and Portland, Ore. His experience also includes several years as a staff counsel for the New York Public Service Commission, and he served as an attorney for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Grey is a member of the bar in Maryland, the District of Columbia, New York, Oregon, Washington, Pennsylvania and Georgia (inactive). He also is a member of the American Bar Association, where he serves on the Council Group of the Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law Section. Grey is on the executive committee of the Energy Association of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Conference Board’s Council of Chief Legal Officers. He serves on the board of directors of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley, and is a member of the board of trustees and chairman of the Legal Committee of the United Jewish Communities. A native of Westbury, Long Island, N.Y., He earned a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University, a doctor of laws degree from Emory University, and a master of laws degree in taxation from George Washington University.

Mark Wilten

Mr. Mark F. Wilten is Vice President, Treasurer, Chief Risk Officer PPL Corp., since October 2014. Mr. Wilten has been with Nissan since 2008 and has served as its treasurer since August of 2010. Prior to joining Nissan, he served as group treasurer for Kensington Group plc, a mortgage company based in London. He started his career at J.P. Morgan Chase in 1989 and held a variety of positions in New York, Toronto and London before moving to Deutsche Bank in 1997 as associate director of the European Securitization Group. He also worked at WestLB AG, London, rising to the position of executive director of the Principal Finance and Asset Securitization Group, and served as executive director of Securitization at Rabobank International in London, before joining Kensington in 2004. Wilten, who grew up in Chatham, N.J., earned a B.A. in economics from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Stephen Breininger

Mr. Stephen K. Breininger is Controller of the Company. Mr. Breininger has worked for PPL subsidiaries since April 2001. Most recently Mr. Breininger served since March 2013 as Assistant Controller – Business Lines of PPL Services Corporation, from June 2010 to March 2013 as Controller – Supply Accounting of Energy Supply and from May 2008 to June 2010 as Director – Supply Accounting and Reporting of Energy Supply. Prior to joining PPL, Mr. Breininger was a Senior Accounting and Auditing Assistant with Deloitte & Touche LLP and a Financial Analyst at Air Products & Chemicals Inc.

John Conway

Mr. John W. Conway is Lead Independent Director of PPL Corporation since May 18, 2011. Mr. Conway is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Crown Holdings, Inc., positions he has held since 2001. He also served as President from 2001 until March 2013. Prior to 2001, Mr. Conway served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Crown is an international manufacturer of packaging products for consumer goods. Mr. Conway joined Crown in 1991 as a result of its acquisition of Continental Can International Corporation. Prior to 1991, he served as President of Continental Can and in various other management positions. Mr. Conway is the past Chairman of the Can Manufacturers Institute.

Rodney Adkins

Mr. Rodney C. Adkins is Director of the Company. Mr. Adkins is President of 3RAM Group LLC, an investment, consulting and property management firm. He retired in December 2014 as a Senior Vice President of International Business Machines Corporation, or IBM, a globally integrated technology and consulting company. Until April 2014, Mr. Adkins served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at IBM. Prior to assuming that role in 2013, he was Senior Vice President of System and Technology Group at IBM, a position he held since 2009, and was previously Senior Vice President of development and manufacturing for the System and Technology Group at IBM, a position he held since 2007. In his over 33-year career with IBM, Mr. Adkins held a number of product management and executive roles, including running the Desktop PC and UNIX Systems businesses and he was general manager of the Pervasive Computing division.

Steven Elliott

Mr. Steven G. Elliott is Independent Director of PPL Corporation since January 1, 2011. Mr. Elliott is the retired Senior Vice Chairman of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, an investment management and investment servicing company. He served in that position from 1998 until his retirement in December 2010. He joined Mellon in 1987 as Executive Vice President and head of the finance department. Mr. Elliott was named Chief Financial Officer in 1990, Vice Chairman in 1992 and Senior Vice Chairman in 1998. Before joining Mellon, he held senior officer positions at: First Commerce Corporation, New Orleans; Crocker National Bank, San Francisco; Continental Illinois National Bank, Chicago; and First Interstate Bank of California.

Stuart Heydt

Dr. Stuart Heydt is Independent Director of PPL Corporation since 1991. Dr. Heydt retired in 2000 as Chief Executive Officer of the Geisinger Health System, a nonprofit healthcare provider, a position he held since 1991. He is past president and a Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives.

Venkata Rajamannar

Mr. Venkata Rajamannar is Independent Director of PPL Corporation since July 11, 2011. Mr. Rajamannar is the Chief Marketing Officer of MasterCard International Incorporated, a technology company in the global payments industry. Prior to joining MasterCard in September of 2013, he served as the Executive Vice President, Senior Business, and Chief Transformation Officer of WellPoint, Inc., one of the nation’s largest health benefits companies, from March 2012 until January 2013. Prior to joining WellPoint, he served as Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation and Marketing Officer for Humana Inc., a healthcare company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services. He held that position from April 2009 until March 2012. Prior to joining Humana, Mr. Rajamannar had 24 years of global business management experience, including 15 years with Citigroup, the New York-based banking conglomerate. Prior to joining Citigroup in 1994, Mr. Rajamannar held marketing and sales positions at Unilever in India from 1988 to 1994, and was a senior product manager at Asian Paints Limited in India.

Craig Rogerson

Mr. Craig A. Rogerson is Independent Director of PPL Corporation since September 1, 2005. Mr. Rogerson is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chemtura Corporation, a position he has held since December 2008. Chemtura is a global manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, crop protection and pool, spa and home care products. Mr. Rogerson served as President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Hercules Incorporated from December 2003 until its acquisition by Ashland, Incorporated in November 2008. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, Hercules was a global manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals and related services for a broad range of business, consumer and industrial applications. Mr. Rogerson joined Hercules in 1979 and served in a number of management positions before leaving the company to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wacker Silicones Corporation in 1997. In May 2000, Mr. Rogerson rejoined Hercules and was named President of its BetzDearborn Division in August 2000. Prior to being named CEO of Hercules in December 2003, Mr. Rogerson held a variety of senior management positions with the company. Mr. Rogerson serves on the boards of the American Chemistry Council and the Society of Chemical Industry. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Chemical Engineering & Materials Science College of Michigan State University.

Natica von Althann

Ms. Natica von Althann is Independent Director of PPL Corporation since December 1, 2009. Ms. von Althann was a founding partner of C&A Advisors, a consulting firm in the areas of financial services and risk management, from 2009 until 2013. She retired in June 2008 as the Senior Credit Risk Management Executive for Bank of America and Chief Credit Officer of U.S. Trust, an investment management company. Prior to being appointed to the Bank of America position in 2007 after U.S. Trust was acquired by Bank of America, Ms. von Althann served as Chief Credit Officer of U.S. Trust since 2003. Prior to joining U.S. Trust in 2003, she served as managing director at IQ Venture Partners, an investment banking boutique. Previously, Ms. von Althann spent 26 years at Citigroup, including in a number of senior management roles. During her time at Citigroup, among other positions, she served as managing director and co-head of Citicorp’s U.S. Telecommunications-Technology group, managing director and global industry head of the Retail and Apparel group and division executive and market region head for Latin America in the Citigroup private banking group. Ms. von Althann currently serves as a director of TD Bank US Holding Company and its two bank subsidiaries, TD Bank, N.A. and TD Bank USA, N.A.

Keith Williamson

Mr. Keith H. Williamson is Independent Director of PPL Corporation since September 1, 2005. He is Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of Centene Corporation. Prior to being promoted to this position in November 2012, he served as Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel, a position he held since 2006. Centene Corporation is a provider of Medicaid-managed care and specialty healthcare services for under-insured and uninsured individuals. He previously served as President of the Capital Services Division of Pitney Bowes Inc., a position he held since 1999. Pitney Bowes is a global provider of integrated mail, messaging and document management solutions. Mr. Williamson joined Pitney Bowes in 1988 and held a series of positions in the company’s tax, finance and legal operations, including oversight of the treasury function and rating agency activity.

Armando Zagalo de Lima

Mr. Armando Zagalo de Lima is an Independent Director of PPL Corporation effective July 3, 2014. Mr. Zagalo de Lima serves as Executive Vice President of Xerox Corporation, a position held since January 2012. Xerox is a multinational enterprise for business process and document management. From January 2012 to July 2014, Mr. Zagalo de Lima also served as president of Xerox Technology and was responsible for engineering, product development, manufacturing, distribution, managed print services, sales channels and technical services to effectively manage and grow business on a global basis. From 2010 to 2012, he served as president of Global Customer Operations, responsible for worldwide sales, service and customer administration activities for Xerox’s document technology, services and solutions. Prior to this role, Mr. Zagalo de Lima led Xerox Europe from 2001 to 2010, serving as chief operating officer from 2001 to 2004, and then as president from 2004 to 2010, driving business activity in nearly 20 countries. He first joined Xerox in Portugal in 1983 and held sales, marketing and management positions across Europe.
Search Stocks