NRG Energy Announces Leadership Changes

NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) has announced changes in its leadership, with Elizabeth Killinger retiring from her role as Executive Vice President, NRG Home. Rasesh Patel has been appointed as the President, NRG Consumer, effective immediately, and will oversee the Smart Home and Home Energy business segments.

Rasesh Patel, who previously served as the Executive Vice President, Smart Home and President of Vivint, brings extensive experience to the role. He has held senior leadership positions with AT&T and DIRECTV, leading teams responsible for approximately $35 billion in annual revenue. Patel holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California, Irvine.

Larry Coben, NRG Chair, Interim President and CEO, expressed gratitude for Elizabeth Killinger's leadership and dedication to NRG over the past 20 years. He also expressed confidence in Rasesh Patel's ability to lead the current home energy and smart home teams, positioning NRG as a premier energy and home services company.

NRG Energy, a Fortune 500 company operating in the United States and Canada, is focused on delivering innovative solutions and advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice.

The company's press release did not include specific financial metrics or performance indicators. Following these announcements, the company's shares moved 0.4%, and are now trading at a price of $68.39. For more information, read the company's full 8-K submission here.

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