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

Michael Morris – American Electric Power Co (aep)

MICHAEL G. MORRIS is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Electric Power Co., Inc. He became President and Chief Executive Officer of AEP on January 1, 2004. Previously, he had been Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northeast Utilities Systems since 1997. Before joining Northeast Utilities, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy, and President of CMS Marketing, Services and Trading. Previously, Mr. Morris served as President of Colorado Interstate Gas Co. and as Executive Vice President of marketing, transportation and gas supply for ANR Pipeline Co., both of which are subsidiaries of El Paso Energy. Mr. Morris also founded and served as President of ANR Gathering Co., one of the first gas marketing companies in the United States. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University with both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Science. Mr. Morris received a Law degree, cum laude, from the Detroit College of Law and is a member of the Michigan Bar Association. Profile
TWST: Would you give us an overview of your company?

Mr. Morris: American Electric Power is among the largest utilities here

in the United States. We serve customers in 11 states. We are