Former Merchant Generation CEO & COO Of Retail Supplier Parent Named To ERCOT Board
December 1, 2021 Email This Story Copyright 2010-21 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
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The ERCOT Board Selection Committee named John Swainson and Robert "Bob" Flexon as new directors of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Board.
Flexon served as President and CEO of Dynegy Inc. from 2011 through 2018. Before his leadership role with Dynegy, he was CFO of UGI Utilities and CEO of Foster Wheeler, a global engineering and construction firm, and COO and CFO of NRG Energy, including for a period after NRG purchased Reliant's retail business. Flexon currently serves as Chair of the Pacific Gas & Electric Board of Directors, Chair of Capstone Green Energy, and member of the Charah Inc. Board of Directors.
Swainson is the Executive Chairman of Travelport, a business-to-business marketplace for travel information, and an Executive Partner at Siris Capital, a technology-focused private equity firm. Before serving in these roles, he was hired by Michael Dell to create and run an enterprise software division within Dell Inc., where he ultimately served as president of the Dell Software Group until its sale in 2016.