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Xcel Energy Names President Frenzel to Added CEO Post

By Colin Kellaher

 

Xcel Energy Inc. on Thursday said it named President Bob Frenzel to the additional post of chief executive.

The Minneapolis energy company said Ben Fowke, who has been chairman and CEO since August 2011, will remain as executive chairman.

Mr. Frenzel, who joined Xcel as chief financial officer in 2016, has been president and chief operating officer since March 2020.

Xcel said Tim O'Connor, who has been executive vice president and chief generation officer since 2020, will now serve as chief operations officer, overseeing nuclear generation, energy supply, supply chain, commercial operations, distribution, transmission and the company's natural-gas business.

 

Write to Colin Kellaher at colin.kellaher@wsj.com

 

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August 19, 2021 09:23 ET (13:23 GMT)

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