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James Rogers

Chairman, President & CEO, Duke Energy, USA

Jim Rogers serves as chairman,  president and CEO of Duke Energy. Rogers has served as a CEO in the utility industry for more than 23 years.

Over that period, he has delivered an average total shareholder return of more than 12 percent per year by focusing on sustainable growth and executing a series of well-timed mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Rogers became president and CEO of Duke Energy following the merger between Duke Energy and Cinergy in 2006. Before the merger, he served as Cinergy's chairman and CEO for more than 11 years. Prior to the formation of Cinergy, he joined PSI Energy in 1988 as the company's chairman,  president and CEO.

He has served as deputy general counsel for litigation  and enforcement for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission  (FERC); executive vice president  of interstate  pipelines for the Enron Gas Pipeline Group; and as a partner in the Washington, D.C., law office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Prior to those appointments, Rogers served as assistant  to the chief trial counsel at FERC; as a law clerk for the Supreme Court of Kentucky; and as assistant attorney general for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, where he advocated for the state's consumers in gas, electric and telephone rate cases.

Rogers was also a reporter for the Lexington (Kentucky) Herald-Leader for three years.

In the course of his career, Rogers has served on the boards of directors of eight Fortune 500 companies, and is currently a director of Cigna Corp. and Applied Materials Inc. In 2010 and 2011, he was named by the National Association of Corporate Directors'Directorshipmagazine to its annual Directorship 100, recognizing the most influential people in corporate governance.






 
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