KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 25, 2019--
Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced that John Arthur “Art” Stall
was named to the Evergy board of directors. Mr. Stall will also serve on
the nuclear, operations, and environmental oversight committee of the
board. He will stand for election by Evergy’s shareholders at the 2019
annual shareholder meeting.
Mr. Stall is currently an independent member of the board of directors
of Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation, which operates Evergy’s
Wolf Creek nuclear generating station. Mr. Stall previously served in
numerous nuclear leadership roles for NextEra Energy, including as
President of NextEra’s nuclear division, as Senior Vice President and
Chief Nuclear Officer, as Vice President, Nuclear Engineering, and as
Vice President of NextEra’s St. Lucie nuclear generating station. Mr.
Stall also served in leadership roles at Dominion Energy’s North Anna
nuclear generating station.
“We are very pleased to have Art as an independent member of our board
of directors,” said Mark Ruelle, Evergy’s chairman of the board. “Wolf
Creek provides a significant amount of emissions-free power to homes and
businesses,” added Terry Bassham, Evergy’s chief executive officer and a
director. “Art has a wealth of experience in the nuclear industry, and
he is already familiar with Wolf Creek. We are excited about him joining
Mr. Stall also provides consulting services related to the nuclear
industry, including services as an independent arbitrator in complex
nuclear disputes, providing expert witness testimony to regulatory
bodies and serving as the chair of an independent nuclear safety
advisory committee for a publicly-traded electric utility that operates
multiple nuclear generating units. He is also a member of the Institute
of Nuclear Power Operations’ National Academy of Nuclear Training
Accrediting Board. Mr. Stall graduated from the University of Florida
and holds a Bachelor of Science in nuclear engineering. He received his
Master of Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG), through its operating subsidiaries, KCP&L and
Westar Energy, provides clean, safe and reliable energy to 1.6 million
customers in Kansas and Missouri. The 2018 combination of KCP&L and
Westar Energy to form Evergy created a leading energy company that
provides value to shareholders and a stronger company for customers.
Evergy’s mission is to empower a better future. Today, half the power
supplied to homes and businesses by Evergy comes from emission-free
sources, creating more reliable energy with less impact to the
environment. We will continue to innovate and adopt new technologies
that give our customers better ways to manage their energy use.
For more information about Evergy, visit us at www.evergyinc.com.
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