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Company Overview of CH Energy Group Inc.

Company Overview

CH Energy Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in electric and regulated natural gas utility, and fuel distribution businesses in the United States. It purchases, sells at wholesale, and distributes electricity and natural gas at retail in portions of New York State; and delivers energy to approximately 300,000 electric customers and 77,000 natural gas customers, as well as generates electricity. Its natural gas system consists of 164 miles of transmission pipelines and 1,193 miles of distribution pipelines, as well as customer service lines and meters. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Poughkeepsie, New York. CH Energy Group, Inc. is a subsidiary of Fortis In...

284 South Avenue

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

United States

Founded in 1926

926 Employees



Key Executives for CH Energy Group Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 51
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp and President of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp
Age: 57
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 69
Chief Operating Officer of Griffith and Executive Vice President of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation
Age: 52
Senior Vice President of Customer Services - Central Hudson
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

CH Energy Group Inc. Key Developments

CH Energy Group Inc. Appoints Margarita Dilley as Chair of the Board, Effective from Jan. 1, 2015

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. on Dec. 16 said it has appointed Margarita Dilley as chair of the board of the company and its parent CH Energy Group Inc., effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation and CH Energy Group, Inc. Announce Executive Changes

Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation has announced the retirement of Steven Lant as CEO of Central Hudson and its parent company, CH Energy Group Inc., effective October 31, 2014. Lant will be succeeded by James P. Laurito, who currently serves as Central Hudson's President. Lant joined Central Hudson in 1980 in its Cost & Rate Division and progressed through a series of promotions with increasing responsibilities throughout his long career, being named Chairman of the Board and CEO in 2003. He has served on the Board of Directors of the industry association The Edison Electric Institute, as well as those of several community groups, including Health Quest, the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation and Dutchess County United Way.

CH Energy Group Inc. Announces Management Changes

As a result of the Merger, six directors of CH Energy Group immediately prior to the effective time of the Merger (the Prior Directors), Jeffrey D. Tranen, Stanley J. Grubel, E. Michel Kruse, Manuel J. Iraola, Edward T. Tokar and Ernest R. Verebelyi, were removed as directors of CH Energy Group as of the effective time of the Merger. These removals were not a result of any disagreements between CH Energy Group and the Prior Directors on any matter relating to CH Energy Group's operations, policies or practices. Upon completion of the Merger, the directors of Merger Sub, Barry V. Perry, H. Stanley Marshall and Karl Smith (designated by Fortis) and Steven V. Lant, Margarita K. Dilley and Steven M. Fetter (Prior Directors designated by CH Energy Group), became the directors of CH Energy Group. In accordance with the Merger Agreement, each officer of CH Energy Group immediately prior to the Effective Time continued as an officer of CH Energy Group immediately following the Effective Time.

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