Phillip May Named President and CEO of Entergy Louisiana

           Phillip May Named President and CEO of Entergy Louisiana

May succeeds Bill Mohl, who the company previously announced will become
president of Entergy's wholesale commodities business.

PR Newswire

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 7, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR)
announced today that Phillip R. May, Jr., 50, has been named chairman of the
board, president and chief executive officer of Entergy Louisiana, LLC and
Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, L.L.C. effective Feb. 1, 2013. May succeeds
William Mohl, 53, who the company earlier announced will assume the role of
president of Entergy Wholesale Commodities in February 2013. May is currently
vice president of regulatory services for Entergy's utility business.


"Phillip is a 26-year Entergy employee and Louisiana native," said Theo
Bunting, Entergy's group president, utility operations. "His knowledge and
experience make him the ideal choice to head our largest Entergy utilities and
deliver on their objectives of providing outstanding customer service and
strong financial results."

May has served as vice president of regulatory services since 2002, supporting
regulatory activities – including rate design and administration, regulatory
accounting and strategy – in all of Entergy's five retail regulatory

May joined Entergy in 1986 and has worked as a rates and regulatory affairs
engineer and a financial analyst and planner for Entergy's Louisiana utility
operations. During his career at Entergy, he has also held key roles related
to the negotiation of long-term wholesale power contracts, as well as
acquisition activities, both domestic and international.

He has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of
Louisiana at Lafayette and an MBA from the University of New Orleans. He also
completed the mergers and acquisitions program at the Wharton School in

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in
electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and
operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric
generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power,
making it one of the nation's leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers
electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana,
Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $11 billion
and approximately 15,000 employees.

Additional investor information can be accessed online at

SOURCE Entergy Corporation

Contact: Chanel Lagarde (News Media), +1-504-576-4238,;
Paula Waters, (Investor Relations), +1-504-576-4380,
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.