Exelon Appoints Calvin G. Butler Jr. as President & Chief Executive Officer

by savoystaff

The Exelon Board has elected Calvin G. Butler Jr., currently president and chief operating officer (COO), to the role of president and chief executive officer as of Dec. 31, 2022. Butler also will join Exelon’s Board of Directors. The company recently promoted Butler and expanded his responsibilities as a step in the company’s leadership succession plans.

Prior to being promoted to president and COO in October 2022, Butler had served as senior executive vice president and COO since February 2022. He previously served as Exelon Utilities CEO, with oversight of Exelon’s six electric and gas delivery companies, since 2019.

“Leading Exelon is a privilege and responsibility that I take very seriously,” said Butler. “At Exelon, we are uniquely positioned to lead the nation and our industry to a clean energy future that is safe, reliable, affordable and equitable for all. I appreciate the Board’s confidence in me and will do everything I can to serve our customers and communities, keep our employees safe and move the energy industry forward.”

Butler joined the company in 2008, is a 14-year veteran of Exelon and has more than 28 years of leadership experience in the utilities industry and in regulatory, legislative and public affairs. Prior to becoming CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) in March 2014, Butler served as BGE’s senior vice president for Regulatory and External Affairs. In addition, he has held various leadership positions at ComEd, including as senior vice president of Corporate Affairs and vice president of Governmental and Legislative Affairs. Before joining Exelon in 2008, he held senior leadership roles in external affairs as well as in manufacturing with the print, digital and supply chain solutions company R.R. Donnelley. Butler spent his early career with Central Illinois Light Company (CILCORP, Inc.), where he worked in government affairs, legal and strategy.

He has been recognized by several organizations for his leadership and community commitment. The Daily Record named Butler one of Maryland’s “Most Admired CEOs” and one of its top 35 “Influential Marylanders,” while Baltimore Magazine named him as one of its “Top Ten Baltimoreans.”

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