SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that Sumeet Singh, vice president, Gas Operations, was selected as one of the San Francisco Business Times’ top 40 under 40. The annually published list recognizes a selective group of young Bay Area business influencers who are leaders within their respective companies and communities.
Singh oversees all aspects of PG&E’s integrity management practices for one of the largest natural gas systems in the nation. He also leads efforts to research, test and deploy some of the most advanced safety technologies available to pipeline operators. In May 2014, PG&E’s Gas Operations became one of the first companies in the world to achieve two prestigious safety and asset management certifications: International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 55001: 2014 and Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 55-1: 2008.
Singh joined PG&E in 2000 and has held numerous leadership positions within the company, most recently as vice president of Asset and Risk Management within PG&E’s Gas Operations. His appointment made him one of the youngest vice presidents in PG&E history. In addition to natural gas, Singh’s PG&E experience includes finance and renewable energy.
“Sumeet’s leadership and vision have been integral to the progress PG&E has made on improving the safety and reliability of our natural gas system in the last three years. We are proud that Sumeet has earned this prestigious honor and we congratulate all 40 honorees,” said Nick Stavropoulos, executive vice president of PG&E’s Gas Operations.
Singh was born in India and has spent most of his life in the Bay Area, where he currently resides with his wife and two children. He received a Bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from University of California, Berkeley and has an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Singh is also a registered professional Civil Engineer in the state of California.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of the nation’s cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit www.pge.com/ and www.pge.com/en/about/newsroom/index.page.