Published: 29 January 2019 29 January 2019
NextEra Energy (NEE) has announced that Armando Pimentel, president and chief executive officer (CEO), NextEra Energy Resources, the company's competitive power generation subsidiary, will be retiring on March 1, 2019. John Ketchum, currently executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of NextEra Energy, will replace Pimentel as president and CEO at NextEra Energy Resources.
Rebecca Kujawa, currently vice president, business management, NextEra Energy Resources, will succeed Ketchum as executive vice president and CFO of NextEra Energy.
Ketchum has served as CFO for NextEra Energy since March 2016 and he has worked for NextEra Energy for more than 16 years and has a diverse finance, legal, business and commercial transactions background. He is currently a member of the board of directors of NextEra Energy Partners (NEP). As part of his new responsibilities, he will continue to serve as a member of the board and will be appointed president of NextEra Energy Partners.
Kujawa joined NextEra Energy in February 2007 and has held a number of key roles throughout the enterprise, serving as vice president of business management for the Midwest and international region for NextEra Energy Resources and, prior to that, serving as director of investor relations for NextEra Energy. She has extensive finance, operations, accounting, risk management, project finance and project development experience. In her new role, Kujawa will have responsibility for accounting, forecasting, tax, treasury, investor relations, risk management and information technology. She will also become a member of the board of directors of NextEra Energy Partners.