Bill Whitman, Jr. Joins ComEd as Vice President of Communications

      Bill Whitman, Jr. Joins ComEd as Vice President of Communications

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, April 2, 2013

CHICAGO, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ComEd announced today that Bill
Whitman, Jr.  has joined ComEd as vice president of communications. He is
responsible for developing communications strategies and overseeing internal
and external communications, brand and advertising activities.

Whitman has more than 30 years of brand-building, public relations, marketing
communications and leadership experience, most recently serving as managing
director for the U.S. headquarters of global public relations firm
Burson-Marsteller. Prior to that, he spent 13 years with McDonald's
Corporation, rising to the position of vice president of communications,
McDonald's USA. In that role, he served as the chief communications officer,
responsible for internal and external communications; media relations; social
media; public affairs; stakeholder engagement; and field alignment.

"Bill brings a wealth of brand-building and leadership communications
expertise to ComEd, which will be key in helping with our outreach to
customers as we build the smart grid," said Anne Pramaggiore, president and
CEO, ComEd. "Bill's depth of experience, strong track record and leadership
in communications will help position the company for long-term success."

Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon
Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider,
with approximately 6.6 million customers. ComEd provides service to
approximately 3.8 million customers across northern Illinois, or 70 percent of
the state's population.


Contact: ComEd Media Relations, +1-312-394-3500
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