PJM CEO To Retire, Executive Appointments Announced
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PJM Interconnection announced that Andrew L. Ott, president and chief executive officer, is retiring from the organization on June 30, 2019.
Ott has agreed to serve as an adviser to the PJM Board of Managers through December 31, 2019.
Ott joined the regional transmission organization in 1996 and helped launch the wholesale energy market in April 1997. Prior to his appointment as president and CEO in 2015, Ott held a number of senior leadership positions.
The PJM Board of Managers has formed a committee to oversee the search for a new CEO. In the interim, the Board has announced that Susan J. Riley, a Board member since 2005, will serve as interim CEO, beginning July 1, 2019.
PJM also announced executive appointments effective July 3, 2019.
Frederick S. 'Stu' Bresler III has been named senior vice president – Markets and Planning. He previously was senior vice president – Operations and Markets.
Adam Keech has been promoted to vice president – Markets where he will oversee the conduct of all the wholesale markets operated by PJM, including those for Capacity, Day-Ahead and Real-Time Energy, Ancillary Services and Financial Transmission Rights. Keech previously was executive director – Markets Operations. He will report to Bresler
Michael E. Bryson has been appointed senior vice president – Operations, and will report to the CEO. Bryson previously was vice president of Operations. He will be an officer of the company.
Steven Herling, vice president – System Planning, will move to the role of Executive Consultant, where he will focus on strategic system planning projects.
Kenneth Seiler has been promoted to vice president – Planning, where he will be responsible for the oversight of the System Planning Division, which includes Transmission Planning, Interregional Planning, Interconnection Analysis, Interconnection Projects, Infrastructure Coordination and Resource Adequacy Planning. Seiler previously was executive director – System Planning.