JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) appointed President and Chief Executive Officer John Ketchum as chairman of the board, effective July 29, 2022, at which time he will serve as NextEra Energy's chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer. Ketchum will succeed Jim Robo, who will be retiring as executive chairman effective on that date.
Ketchum became president and chief executive officer on March 1, 2022. Prior to that, he served in several senior executive positions since joining the company in 2002.
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NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida. NextEra Energy owns Florida Power & Light Company, which is America's largest electric utility that sells more power than any other utility, providing clean, affordable, reliable electricity to more than 5.7 million customer accounts, or more than 12 million people across Florida. NextEra Energy also owns a competitive clean energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from seven commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire and Wisconsin. A Fortune 200 company, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity. NextEra Energy is ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry on Fortune's 2022 list of "World's Most Admired Companies," recognized on Fortune's 2021 list of companies that "Change the World" and received the S&P Global Platts 2020 Energy Transition Award for leadership in environmental, social and governance. For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
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