People: Duke Energy Corp (DUK.N)
29 Jul 2016
Mr. William E. Kennard is an Independent Director of the Company, since January 1, 2014. He Mr. Kennard's qualifications for election include his considerable experience and knowledge of the regulatory arena, as well as his financial knowledge, legal knowledge and international perspective. As former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Mr. Kennard also has a great deal of expertise in technology, which is extremely valuable to the Board and its committees. Mr. Kennard is Non-Executive Chairman of Velocitas Partners, LLC, an asset management and advisory firm, since November 2014, as well as a member of the Operating Executive Committee of Staple Street Capital, a private equity firm. Prior to joining Velocitas Partners, LLC, Mr. Kennard served as Senior Advisor at Grain Management from October 2013 to November 2014; U.S. Ambassador to the European Union from 2009 to August 2013; Managing Director of The Carlyle Group from 2001 to 2009; and Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Kennard holds a law degree from Yale Law School.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||136,500|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||125,000|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||6,164|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||267,664|