EDITORS: Please do not use
"Pacific Gas and Electric" or "PG&E" when
referring to PG&E Corporation or its National Energy Group.
The PG&E National Energy Group is not the same company as Pacific
Gas and Electric Company, the utility, and is not regulated by the
California Public Utilities Commission. Customers of Pacific Gas
and Electric Company do not have to buy products or services from
the National Energy Group in order to continue to receive quality
regulated services from Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
DAVID GEE APPOINTED
VICE PRESIDENT FOR STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR PG&E CORPORATION
San Francisco ?PG&E Corporation
(NYSE: PCG) has appointed David S. Gee, 45, as Vice President for
Strategic Planning. Gee brings to the new post more than 15 years
of experience in strategic management consulting with McKinsey &
In his new role at PG&E
Corporation, Gee will help lead the development of the company’s
overall strategy, with a focus on creating shareholder value.
“David Gee strengthens our
management team,?said PG&E Corporation Chairman, CEO and President
Robert D. Glynn, Jr. “He brings the experience and expertise necessary
to make a major contribution as we look to grow our existing operations
and leverage PG&E Corporation’s strengths in new ways.?/span>
Gee’s experience at McKinsey
& Company—where he was a Principal in the Global Energy Practice
and a member of the European Petroleum, Electric Utility, and Chemicals
Practice—encompassed all segments of the energy industry. Before
joining McKinsey & Company, Gee was an associate with the consulting
firm of Booz Allen & Hamilton in Houston, Texas. He also held several
positions with Baker International in Houston, including a post
as marketing manager.
Gee earned a master’s degree
in management with a concentration in finance from Massachusetts
Institute of Technology in 1978. He also holds a bachelor’s degree
in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia, where he
graduated in 1976.
Gee reports to PG&E Corporation
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Peter A. Darbee.
PG&E Corporation, with 1999
operating revenues of almost $21 billion and operations in 21 states,
markets energy services and products throughout North America through
its National Energy Group. PG&E Corporation's businesses also include
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the Northern and Central California
utility that deliver natural gas and electricity to one in every