People: Evergy Inc (EVRG.N)
18 Sep 2019
Mr. Mark A. Ruelle is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Ruelle served as a member of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Westar Energy prior to the merger with Great Plains Energy that resulted in the formation of Evergy (2011-2018). Mr. Ruelle was also previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Westar Energy (2003-2011), and had held other financial, strategic planning and corporate development positions with Westar Energy. Mr. Ruelle also served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Sierra Pacific Resources and its integrated electric utility subsidiary, Sierra Pacific Power Company (1997-2001), and, following its acquisition by Sierra Pacific Resources, President of Nevada Power Company (2001-2002), in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is on the Board of Directors of Stormont-Vail Health Care and various charitable and civic organizations. Mr. Ruelle received both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in economics from the University of North Dakota. Mr. Ruelle’s qualifications to serve as our director and Chairman of the Board include his leadership experience, his financial expertise, his extensive utility industry experience and his knowledge of the business community in Topeka, Kansas, one of our significant markets and our Kansas operational headquarters. Mr. Ruelle is, among other things, “experienced” in the following core competencies: Federal and State Regulation and Compliance; Operational Oversight; and Community and Public Relations.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||77,500|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||27,451|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||10,000|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||114,951|