CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelon today announced that its board of directors has elected Nancy L. Gioia as a director, effective Feb. 1, 2016. Gioia, 55, retired as Director of Global Connectivity, Electrical and User Experience at Ford Motor Co. in 2014.
“Nancy brings a unique perspective to Exelon’s board of directors, and we are pleased to be working with her,” said Mayo Shattuck, chairman of Exelon. “Her extensive background in innovation and product development will be a significant contribution to our business.”
Gioia will serve on the board of directors’ Finance and Risk and Generation Oversight Committees.
Among her achievements during a more than 30-year career at Ford, Gioia led the company’s global electrification efforts. In this role, she developed the technology, vehicle programs and value chain strategies as well as assessing the economic, social and environmental impacts including consumer insights and acceptance. She worked closely with the Edison Electric Institute, the U.S. Department of Energy and the engineers at Ford to pilot and implement the strategy.
At Ford, Gioia also shaped and implemented a global strategy on the connected car, consumer and company. She created an avenue for new consumer experiences and a transformed learning environment through big data and analytics.
Gioia’s career at Ford began as an electrical engineer and advanced steadily over three decades.
Gioia also is a member of the board of directors for Brady Corporation. She earned a master’s degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) is the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with 2014 revenues of approximately $27.4 billion. Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon does business in 48 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is one of the largest competitive U.S. power generators, with more than 32,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. The company’s Constellation business unit provides energy products and services to more than 2.5 million residential, public sector and business customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100. Exelon’s utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to more than 7.8 million customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO). Follow Exelon on Twitter @Exelon.