Portland General Electric board of directors adds tech industry veteran

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Portland General Electric board of directors adds tech industry veteran

New appointee brings extensive expertise to support PGE's innovative clean energy vision

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Millegan has been appointed to the Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) board of directors, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

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Millegan is the founder and chief executive officer of Millegan Advisory Group-3, a company focused on strategy and transformation for small and mid-sized companies.

"The electric industry is undergoing significant change. Innovation and technology are vital as PGE advances its ambitious clean energy vision," said Jack Davis, chairman of PGE's board of directors. "Michael has experience with technology accelerating the pace of change in a highly complex industry that will add tremendous value to our board."

Davis said the addition reflects the board's ongoing commitment to succession planning and strategy. Millegan will serve on the board's Audit Committee and Finance Committee.

"I am excited to join the board of PGE and support its mission to achieve a clean energy future," said Millegan. "I admire how PGE is attuned to the community which it serves and that is also home to my extended family."

Millegan previously served as president of the Global Wholesale Unit at Verizon, where he also led several large-scale and large-scope business units during a career spanning more than 30 years. He rose through the ranks to specialize in technology transformation, product development, supply chain management, operations and cybersecurity. He is also an independent board director for Wireless Telecom Group and is a member of the board for Vettd.

About Portland General Electric Company: Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) is a fully integrated energy company based in Portland, Oregon, serving approximately 885,000 customers in 51 cities. For more than 125 years, PGE has been delivering safe, affordable and reliable energy to Oregonians. Together with its customers, PGE has the No. 1 voluntary renewable energy program in the United States. With 2,900 employees across the state, PGE is committed to helping its customers and the communities it serves build a clean energy future. For more information visit PortlandGeneral.com/CleanVision.

CONTACT:
Andrea Platt
(503) 464-7980
Andrea.Platt@pgn.com

 

 

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