Table: Enron's Exodus of Executives
Jeff Skilling's resignation as Enron CEO last August stunned employees and investors. But several top execs had already abandoned ship:
KENNETH DEPARTED LAST TITLE RICE August, 2001 CEO, Enron Broadband Services
Helped create Enron's massive trading operation with Skilling. Took over the telecom unit, which is now suspected of accounting gimmickry.
LOU DEPARTED LAST TITLE PAI May, 2001 Chairman, Enron Accelerator
Spearheaded retail energy sales as head of Enron Energy Services. Left in February, 2001, to head a new investment arm. Left Enron three months later.
THOMAS DEPARTED LAST TITLE WHITE JR. May, 2001 Vice-Chairman, Enron Energy Services
Served under Pai at EES, which critics now accuse of overvaluing its contracts. Left to become Secretary of the Army.
J. CLIFFORD DEPARTED LAST TITLE BAXTER May, 2001 Vice-Chairman, Enron
Once ran Enron's trading operation and later tried to sell its troubled international assets. Had raised questions about Enron's investment partnerships. Baxter died on Jan. 25, an apparent suicide.
JOSEPH DEPARTED LAST TITLE SUTTON November, 2000 Vice-Chairman, Enron
Joined Enron in 1992 and took over its international operations. Critics say he overbid for an electric utility in Brazil in 1998.
REBECCA DEPARTED LAST TITLE MARK-JUSBASCHE August, 2000 Chairman and CEO, Azurix
Once headed Enron's international pipeline and power-plant operations. She then started Enron's troubled water-services company, Azurix.