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Russell, John 

Mr. John G. Russell has been re-designated as Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective July 1, 2016. He was President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of CMS Energy Corp. Prior to that he served from October 2004 to May 2010 as president and chief operating officer of Consumers; he served from December 2001 to July 2004 as executive vice president and president and chief executive officer—electric of Consumers; and from July 2004 to October 2004 as executive vice president and president—electric and gas of Consumers. He serves on the board of Hubbell Incorporated. He has been a director of CMS and Consumers since May 2010. Mr. Russell is qualified to serve on the Boards based on the knowledge and experience acquired throughout his more than 30 years with Consumers. He has in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the utility. His vast experience within the regulated utility industry, hands-on experience and the leadership positions he has held have provided him with a perspective from which the Boards greatly benefit. Mr. Russell holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in business administration. In 1994, he completed the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development. He currently serves on the boards of the American Gas Association, Business Leaders for Michigan, the Edison Electric Institute, and Grand Valley State University. Mr. Russell previously served as a director on the Right Place Inc. and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 2,952,000
Restricted Stock Awards, USD 5,107,000
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD 2,238,770
Fiscal Year Total, USD 10,297,800

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised -- --
Name Fiscal Year Total

John Russell


Patricia Poppe


Thomas Webb


Brian Rich


Catherine Reynolds


John Butler

As Of  30 Dec 2015