Wayne Brunetti

WAYNE BRUNETTI is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Xcel Energy
Inc. He was Chairman, President and CEO from August 2001 until October
2003, when Richard C. Kelly was named President and COO. Prior to the
2000 merger that created Xcel Energy, he served as Chairman, President
and CEO of New Century Energies. In addition, he served as Chairman,
President and CEO of Public Service Company of Colorado, Southwestern
Public Service Co. and Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power Co. Mr. Brunetti
joined Public Service Company of Colorado in July 1994 as President and
COO. In January 1996, he added the title of CEO. Mr. Brunetti is the
former President and CEO of Management Systems International, a Florida
management consulting firm that he founded in 1991. Prior to that, he
was Executive Vice President of Florida Power & Light Co. Mr. Brunetti
is Chairman of the Edison Electric Institute and serves on its Board,
Executive Committee, Policy Committee on Energy services and Policy
Committee on Energy Supply. He has also been active in various
professional and civic groups, including service on numerous committees
with the Electric Power Research Institute. Secretary of Energy Spencer
Abraham appointed him to the National Petroleum Council, a key advisory
body to the Secretary of Energy. He serves on the Board of Directors of
the Capital City Partnership. Mr. Brunetti holds a Bachelor of Science
degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida, and he
is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Program for Management
Development. He is the author of Achieving Total Quality in Integrated
Business Strategy and Customer Needs.

Related Interviews:

W.brunetti / R.kelly - Xcel Energy Inc (xel)
May 01, 2005