Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> June 16, 1999

James E. Rogers – Cinergy Corporation

JAMES E. ROGERS is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cinergy Corp. Mr. Rogers served as Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer of Cinergy from 1994 to 1995 and was named Chief Executive Officer in 1995 and Chairman in 2000. Prior to the formation of Cinergy, he was PSI Energy, Inc.'s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining PSI, he was Executive Vice President of Enron Corp., Houston, Texas. Before joining Enron Corp., Mr. Rogers was a partner in the Washington, DC, office of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld (a law firm based in Dallas Texas). He also was Deputy General Counsel for Litigation and Enforcement of the FERC. Previously, Mr. Rogers served as Assistant to the Chief Trial Counsel at the FERC, as a Law Clerk for the Supreme Court of Kentucky, and as Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, where he represented state consumers before the Public Service Commission in gas, electric, and telephone rate cases. Mr. Rogers attended Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia) and holds BBA and JD degrees from the University of Kentucky where he was a member of the Kentucky Law Journal and Beta Gamma Sigma. He was named to the Hall of Fame at the College of Law, both of the University of Kentucky. He also received an honorary Doctor of Law degree from Indiana State University. Profile
TWST: Could you start out by giving us a brief overview of Cinergy

Corporation, your company's history, services, products, customers,

those kinds of things?

Mr. Rogers: Cinergy was formed