Exelon Appoints Anthony K. Anderson to Board of Directors
CHICAGO -- February 1, 2013
Exelon today announced that its board of directors elected Anthony K. Anderson
as a director. Anderson, 57, is former vice chair, executive board member and
Midwest managing partner of Ernst & Young LLP (E&Y).
“Tony is a strong addition to the Exelon board of directors, and we look
forward to working with him,” said Mayo Shattuck, executive chairman of
Exelon. “He brings to the board extensive financial experience and an
impressive combination of business, civic and corporate governance
Anderson retired from E&Y in 2012, following a 35-year career there. In his
most recent role as Midwest managing partner, he oversaw 4,000 partners and
staff responsible for $1.2 billion in annual revenue. Prior to that, Anderson
served as managing partner of the Pacific Southwest.
From 2000 to 2012, Anderson also served as vice chair and as a member of E&Y’s
executive board, the company’s governing body.
Anderson currently serves on the boards of directors of AAR Corp., Avery
Dennison Corp. and First American Financial Corp., as well as the Regional
Transportation Authority. He previously served on the board of directors of
the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Anderson is chairman of the board of the Chicago Urban League. He also serves
on the executive committees of the boards of the Lyric Opera of Chicago and
World Business Chicago. He is a member of the boards of directors of The
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and The
Field Museum of Chicago.
Anderson has played a leading role in advancing the goals of Perspectives
Charter Schools, a network of five schools serving students in Chicago’s
Auburn Gresham, Bronzeville, Grand Boulevard and South Loop neighborhoods.
Over six years, he has created programming and volunteer activities to promote
students’ success, such as mentoring programs, internships and scholarships.
Anderson is a member of the American, California and Illinois Institutes of
Certified Public Accountants. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from
Chicago State University.
Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) is the nation’s leading competitive energy
provider, with approximately $33 billion in annual revenues. Headquartered in
Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities in 47 states, the
District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is the largest competitive U.S. power
generator, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising
one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. The
company’s Constellation business unit provides energy products and services to
approximately 100,000 business and public sector customers and approximately 1
million residential customers. Exelon’s utilities deliver electricity and
natural gas to more than 6.6 million customers in central Maryland (BGE),
northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO).
Exelon Corporate Communications
Paul Elsberg, 312-394-7417
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