Gregory E. Abel
Chairman, President and CEO
Gregory E. Abel, 54, has served as Berkshire Hathaway Energy’s Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2011, Chief Executive Officer since 2008, director since 2000, and President since 1998. Mr. Abel joined BHE in 1992 and has extensive executive management experience in the energy industry with strong regulatory and operational skills, including international experience.
Berkshire Hathaway Energy is a diversified global holding company that owns subsidiaries principally engaged in energy businesses in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and the Philippines. The Berkshire Hathaway Energy businesses include AltaLink, L.P.; BHE Pipeline Group; BHE Renewables; BHE U.S. Transmission; HomeServices of America, Inc.; MidAmerican Energy Company; Northern Powergrid Holdings Company; NV Energy, Inc.; and PacifiCorp. Mr. Abel serves as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of PacifiCorp; as Chairman and Director of Northern Natural Gas Company, Northern Powergrid Holdings Company, CE Casecnan Ltd. and NV Energy, Inc.; and as Director of AltaLink Management Ltd. and HomeServices of America, Inc.
Mr. Abel serves as a director and vice chairman of Edison Electric Institute, an association of U.S. investor-owned electric companies; and AEGIS Insurance Services, Inc., a mutual insurance company; and serves on the board of directors for The Kraft Heinz Company; Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited, a mutual insurance company of nuclear power facilities; Kum & Go, L.C., a convenience store chain; and the Hockey Canada Foundation and on the executive board of the Mid-Iowa Council Boy Scouts of America. Recent past board service includes Drake University board of trustees and American Football Coaches Foundation board of directors.