PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Clearway Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CWEN, CWEN.A) (“Clearway Energy”) today announced that John F. Chlebowski, Clearway Energy’s Lead Independent Director, retired from the Board effective January 4, 2019. Mr. Chlebowski has served on the Board of Clearway Energy since its initial public offering in July 2013.
“I want to thank John for his commitment to Clearway as he has provided invaluable leadership and guidance for the entirety of Clearway’s history,” said Jonathan Bram, Clearway Energy’s Board Chairman.
“As one of Clearway’s first board members following the IPO in 2013, I also want to thank John for his years of service and for working tirelessly to help the company reach its next stage of growth. His presence will be missed,” said Christopher Sotos, Clearway Energy’s President and CEO.
As a result of Mr. Chlebowski’s retirement, Brian R. Ford has been selected to serve as the Company’s Lead Independent Director effective upon Mr. Chlebowski’s retirement. Mr. Ford has served on the Board of Clearway Energy since July 2013.
Clearway Energy plans to immediately undertake a search for a new independent director and expects to announce a replacement as soon as reasonably practicable.
About Clearway Energy
Clearway Energy, Inc. is a leading publicly-traded energy infrastructure investor focused on modern, sustainable and long-term contracted assets across North America. Clearway Energy’s environmentally-sound asset portfolio includes over 7,000 megawatts of wind, solar and natural gas-fired power generation facilities, as well as district energy systems. Through this diversified and contracted portfolio, Clearway Energy endeavors to provide its investors with stable and growing dividend income. Clearway Energy’s Class C and Class A common stock are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols CWEN and CWEN.A, respectively. Clearway Energy, Inc. is sponsored by its controlling investor Global Infrastructure Partners III (GIP), an independent infrastructure fund manager that invests in infrastructure and businesses in both OECD and select emerging market countries, through GIP’s portfolio company, Clearway Energy Group.