EL PASO – El Paso Electric Company (EPE) announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Adrian Rodriguez, EPE’s senior vice president, general counsel and assistant secretary, as interim chief executive officer. The Board has also appointed Elaina Ball, EPE’s senior vice president and chief administrative officer, as interim chief operating officer.
Rodriguez joined EPE in 2013 and was appointed as an officer of the Company and senior vice President, General Counsel in 2017. In his role at El Paso Electric, Rodriguez has worked closely with other members of the executive leadership team in developing the Company’s strategy and overseeing EPE’s operations.
“Adrian has a strong record of leadership and accomplishment at El Paso Electric,” Charles Yamarone, chairperson of the El Paso Electric Board, shared. “Adrian has consistently prioritized community service in his home town of El Paso, and his knowledge of our operations and our culture make him a natural choice to take on this responsibility,” Yamarone stated.
“In my role as the interim CEO I look forward to working with the rest of the senior management team, our strong union and all employees while keeping EPE focused on our vision for delivering safe, clean, affordable and reliable energy to our community,” sated Rodriguez.
Source: Electric Company Press Release