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Laurito exits as president and CEO of RG&E, NYSEG

James Laurito has left Rochester Gas and Electric Corp. and New York State Electric & Gas Inc. as president and CEO. He left to pursue other career interests, the companies said.

Laurito exits as president and CEO of RG&E, NYSEG

James Laurito has left Rochester Gas and Electric Corp. and New York State Electric & Gas Inc. as president and CEO.
Laurito’s last day with the company was Aug. 21, the companies said in a statement. Laurito could not immediately be reached for comment. The statement said he decided to leave to pursue other career interests.
Michael Conroy has been named senior vice president and chief operating officer at RG&E and NYSEG and will succeed Laurito. Conroy previously was the companies’ vice president of operations.
Laurito was hired in 2000 by Energy East Corp., which acquired RG&E and NYSEG two years later. Laurito moved to Rochester in 2003 to head RG&E and NYSEG.
Conroy joined RG&E and NYSEG in 2003 as vice president of technical services. He had been vice president of operations since 2004.
Conroy was graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering, and has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern Maine.
Four executives from parent company Iberdrola S.A. have been appointed to the RG&E and NYSEG board of directors, the statement said. They are business development head Pedro Azagra, controller Juan Carlos Rebollo, head of legal business units Jose Miguel Alcolea, and chief operating officer of Iberdrola International Amparo Moraleda.

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Laurito exits as president and CEO of RG&E, NYSEG

James Laurito has left Rochester Gas and Electric Corp. and New York State Electric & Gas Inc. as president and CEO.

Laurito’s last day with the company was Aug. 21, the companies said in a statement. Laurito could not immediately be reached for comment. The statement said he decided to leave to pursue other career interests.

Michael Conroy has been named senior vice president and chief operating officer at RG&E and NYSEG and will succeed Laurito. Conroy previously was the companies’ vice president of operations.

Laurito was hired in 2000 by Energy East Corp., which acquired RG&E and NYSEG two years later. Laurito moved to Rochester in 2003 to head RG&E and NYSEG.

Conroy joined RG&E and NYSEG in 2003 as vice president of technical services. He had been vice president of operations since 2004.

Conroy was graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering, and has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern Maine.

Four executives from parent company Iberdrola S.A. have been appointed to the RG&E and NYSEG board of directors, the statement said. They are business development head Pedro Azagra, controller Juan Carlos Rebollo, head of legal business units Jose Miguel Alcolea, and chief operating officer of Iberdrola International Amparo Moraleda.
 

 

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