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"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.
ENERGY GROUP NAMES THOMAS E. LEGRO TO NEW POST OF CHIEF ACCOUNTING
BETHESDA, Md. - PG&E National
Energy Group has named Thomas E. Legro to the newly created position
of vice president and chief accounting officer, overseeing the company's
accounting and financial reporting functions. In addition, he serves
as the company's controller.
Legro, 50, previously served
as vice president and controller at Edison Mission Energy, where
he also held earlier posts of manager of financial planning and
analysis and assistant controller. Legro also has worked for British
Petroleum, serving as controller in BP's Advanced Materials unit
and as assistant controller for BP North American Operations.
Legro holds a bachelor's
degree in accounting from the City University of New York and a
master's degree in business administration and accounting from Iona
College in New Rochelle, New York.
"Tom Legro's broad experience
in accounting and financial operations and his extensive background
in the energy industry will bring a key dimension to PG&E National
Energy Group," said Tom Boren, PG&E National Energy Group's president
and chief executive officer.
Headquartered in Bethesda,
Md., PG&E National Energy Group - a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation
(NYSE: PCG) - develops, owns and operates electric generating and
natural gas pipeline facilities and provides energy trading, marketing
and risk-management services in North America.