Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> May 3, 2004

James Judge – Nstar (nst)

JAMES J. JUDGE is Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of NSTAR. He is responsible for treasury and accounting operations, investor relations, strategic and financial planning, performance management, asset management, risk management and procurement. Previously, Mr. Judge served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer at Boston Edison Company and its parent firm BEC Energy. He also directed the Corporate Services Business Unit. He has extensive experience in the company's financial activities and was instrumental in negotiating the company's settlement dealing with electric utility industry restructuring in Massachusetts. He joined Boston Edison in 1977, working in the rate department and the treasury organization before being named as Assistant Treasurer and head of Boston Edison's financial management department. He holds both a Master's degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Babson College. Profile
TWST: Please give us a brief overview of NSTAR.

Mr. Judge: NSTAR is an energy distribution company with about 1.4

million customers in total, including about 1.1 million electric

customers and