RadioOnFire.com – An energy veteran is the new CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric, Exelon officials announced Wednesday.
Outgoing BGE CEO Calvin Butler will be the new senior executive vice president of Exelon and the CEO of Exelon Utilities, a role he has filled on an acting basis since Oct. 15.
Effective immediately, Carim Khouzami, previously senior vice president and COO of Exelon Utilities, will succeed him.
“With this strong leadership team in place, Exelon Utilities will continue to drive innovation and deliver the best possible results for our customers and the communities we serve,” Christopher M. Crane, president and CEO of Exelon, said in a statement. “Calvin and Carim are part of a deep bench of talented industry leaders who are building Exelon’s next generation energy-grid with a focus on sustainability, resiliency, and reliability.”
In his new job, Butler will oversee BGE and five other utilities in the Northeast, including Delmarva Power and Pepco, which serve customers in Maryland.
Butler is an 11-year veteran of Exelon and has more than 25 years of leadership experience. He will remain a Baltimore resident and work out of Exelon’s Washington, D.C., offices.