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NextEra Energy, NextEra Energy Partners Name Ketchum CEO

By Colin Kellaher

 

NextEra Energy Inc. on Tuesday said John Ketchum will succeed Jim Robo as chief executive of the energy company and of NextEra Energy Partners LP, effective March 1.

NextEra said Mr. Robo, currently chairman and CEO of both Juno Beach, Fla., companies, will become executive chairman of the parent company for a transition period, while Mr. Ketchum will also succeed him as chairman of NextEra Energy Partners at the annual meeting on April 20.

Mr. Ketchum currently serves as president and CEO of NextEra Energy Resources LLC and president of NextEra Energy Partners.

NextEra said Rebecca Kujawa, currently chief financial officer of NextEra Energy and NextEra Energy Partners, will succeed Mr. Ketchum as president and CEO of NextEra Energy Resources and president of NextEra Energy Partners, while Kirk Crews will succeed Ms. Kujawa as finance chief of the two publicly traded companies.

 

Write to Colin Kellaher at colin.kellaher@wsj.com

 

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January 25, 2022 08:13 ET (13:13 GMT)

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