PG&E Corporation has appointed Jason P. Wells as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2016.
Wells will succeed Kent Harvey, who is retiring in the first half of 2016 after 33 years with PG&E. To facilitate an effective transition, Wells will assume his new role on January 1, and Harvey will serve as Senior Vice President, Finance, for PG&E Corporation until his retirement.
“Jason is a proven leader in our organization. He has an exceptional understanding not only of finance but also of the company and the industry. He has been instrumental in working with the senior leaders of this company to implement and lead our integrated planning process as well as other key enterprise-wide initiatives. His new role will allow him to continue to help position PG&E for a successful future,” said Tony Earley, PG&E Corporation chairman, CEO and president.
Currently, Wells is Vice President, Business Finance for Pacific Gas and Electric Company. He is responsible for overseeing the utility's financial planning, budgeting, economic analysis and performance improvement.