Jackson native assumes role in business retention and expansion
Allen is an excellent choice to lead our work to address customers’ evolving needs in Texas.
Allen East has been named vice president of distribution operations for Entergy Texas, Inc. He will lead the distribution operations organization across Southeast Texas.
Entergy Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Leo Denault plans to provide a presentation as part of a panel discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, during the Wolfe Research Utilities & Energy Conference.
Robert Hatley will oversee the execution of proactive communications and branding efforts for the company.
For the 11th consecutive year, Site Selection magazine has named Entergy as one of the nation’s Top 10 utilities in economic development. The accolade comes as a result of Entergy’s part in supporting projects that resulted in nearly $4.25 billion of capital investment and the creation of more than 4,688 new jobs within the service territory in 2017.
Leadership changes at Entergy New Orleans.
Effective Monday, August 20, Charles Rice, currently president and chief executive officer of Entergy New Orleans, LLC will transition to a new role in Entergy’s legal department. Rod West, group president, utility operations for Entergy Corporation, will add the role of interim president and chief executive officer of Entergy New Orleans to his responsibilities until a successor is named.
Melonie Stewart has been named vice president of customer service for Entergy’s two Louisiana utility companies. She will lead Entergy’s distribution engineering, operations and customer service organization in Louisiana.
Rick Riley, president and chief executive officer of Entergy Arkansas Inc., will be named senior vice president of distribution operations and asset management. Laura Landreaux will replace Riley as president and chief executive officer of Entergy Arkansas.
“I'm excited to begin the next chapter in my career with Entergy.”
John Bethel has been named the director of public affairs for Entergy Arkansas, Inc. He replaces Paul Means, who retired after 37 years at Entergy Arkansas. Like Means, Bethel’s primary area of responsibility will be at the State Capitol.