CHICAGO, July 20 // -- ComEd Chairman and CEO Frank M. Clark today announced two key appointments to the company's senior leadership team. Joseph R. Trpik Jr., has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Carl L. Segneri Jr., has been appointed Vice President, Programs and Technology.
Trpik, who has been serving as acting CFO since late May, will continue to be responsible for all finance activities, including financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, business planning and risk management. He joined Exelon Corporation in 2001 and served in director level positions in corporate accounting and corporate financial planning and analysis until 2004 when he was appointed vice president and assistant corporate controller, the position he held before moving to ComEd.
Segneri will support utility operations at ComEd, a role that includes coordination of research and development for new technology applications, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) coordination and North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) compliance oversight. Prior to his current position, he served as vice president, utility operational governance and quality assurance for Exelon.
"We are very fortunate to have someone of Joe's caliber on board and I am confident that he will continue to be a strong contributor to our ongoing efforts to manage our business in the most cost-effective and most productive manner possible," Clark said. "Carl has a vast amount of industry expertise that has and will continue to help us improve our system performance."
Trpik holds bachelor's degrees in accounting and finance from Florida State University and is a certified public accountant in Illinois and Florida.
Segneri serves as chairperson of the AEIC-Electric Power Apparatus Committee and also chairs the board of trustees for St. Francis High School in Wheaton, Ill. He holds a bachelor's degree with honors in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and is licensed as a Professional Engineer for the State of Illinois.
Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), one of the nation's largest electric utilities with approximately 5.4 million customers. ComEd provides service to approximately 3.8 million customers across northern Illinois, or 70 percent of the state's population.