PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today announced the appointment of Carlos Hernandez, former Chief Executive Officer of Fluor Corporation, to the Boards of Directors of PG&E Corporation and its subsidiary Pacific Gas and Electric Company, effective March 11, 2022. Mr. Hernandez brings decades of experience in industries focused on safety and operational excellence.
Mr. Hernandez’s career has spanned engineering, procurement, manufacturing and distribution companies, and his expertise includes risk management, safety and environmental matters, governance, compliance and law.
“With decades of executive leadership experience in key industries, Carlos will be invaluable in helping PG&E continue to improve its operational and safety performance to better serve our customers,” said Robert C. Flexon, Chair of the Board of PG&E Corporation.
Mr. Hernandez joined Fluor Corporation, a global engineering and construction company, as Chief Legal Officer in 2007 and served as CEO from May 2019 until he retired in December 2020. Prior to joining Fluor, he served as general counsel for ArcelorMittal Americas, a major steel producer that is part of the ArcelorMittal steel group.
“I am honored to serve on PG&E’s Boards to support CEO Patti Poppe and her leadership team in their essential role of providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable energy for the people of California,” said Mr. Hernandez.
Mr. Hernandez serves on the Board of Directors of Steward Health Care System LLC, which owns and operates 39 hospitals across the United States, as well as five internationally. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Purdue University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law.
He is the recipient of the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association Corporate Counsel Diversity Award, the Robert H. Dedman Award in Ethics and Law, and the Hispanic National Bar Foundation Corporate Leadership Award.
About PG&E Corporation
PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) is a holding company headquartered in San Francisco. It is the parent company of Pacific Gas and Electric Company, an energy company that serves 16 million Californians across a 70,000-square-mile service area in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit http://www.pgecorp.com. In this press release, they are together referred to as “PG&E.”