Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> September 21, 2009

Xcel Energy – Richard Kelly (xel)

RICHARD KELLY is Chairman of the board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Xcel Energy. From June to mid-December 2005, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer; from October 2003 until June 2005, he was Xcel Energy's Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that he served as the company's Chief Financial Officer. He is Vice Chairman of the Edison Electric Institute, Chairman of the board of trustees of the Science Museum of Minnesota and a board member and Vice Chair/Corporate Treasurer of the Capital City Partnership. He also is a board member of theElectric Power Research Institute, the Nuclear Energy Institute, Canadian Pacific Railway and Regis University, and a Director on the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with an overview of Xcel Energy and a picture of the

things that the company is doing at the present time?

Mr. Kelly: Xcel Energy is the fifth-largest gas and electric