Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 3, 2004

David Meador – Dte Energy Company (dte)

DAVID E. MEADOR is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DTE Energy company a diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Mr. Meador is responsible for investor relations, treasury, business taxes and financial forecasting and accounting for DTE Energy and for coordinating financing and financial matters for all DTE Energy companies. Mr. Meador joined DTE in 1997 as Vice President and Controller. In May 2001, the Board of Directors elected him to his current position. In addition to Controller, Mr. Meador served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer. His professional experience also includes serving as a Senior Auditor for Coopers & Lybrand's Detroit officer, as well as many years of experience driving continuous improvement and waste reduction efforts in the automotive industry. He was also Controller of Chrysler Corp's MOPAR auto parts division. Mr. Meador earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration degree from Wayne State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Profile
TWST: How is DTE Energy sliced up by the methods you use to report your


Mr. Meador: When we report our business, we describe it in two different

ways. One is by business unit where