PJM Board Names Former Direct Energy President As PJM President & CEO
November 15, 2019 Email This Story Copyright 2010-19 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
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The PJM Board of Managers announced today that it has appointed Manu Asthana to serve as PJM Interconnection’s President and CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
Most recently, Asthana served as President of Direct Energy Home in North America, where he led a team of over 2,600 to combine the company’s retail electricity and home-services businesses
He previously led power generation operations at Direct Energy, energy trading at both Direct Energy and at the TXU group of companies, as well as generation optimization and dispatch at TXU. In addition, Asthana also served as Chief Risk Officer of TXU Corporation