ROSEMEAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Caroline Choi has been named senior vice president of Corporate Affairs for Southern California Edison and its parent company, Edison International, effective Feb. 4.
Choi will oversee Government Affairs, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications on national, state and local levels. In her roles with Government and Public Affairs, she succeeds Gaddi Vasquez, who is retiring after a 16-year career with SCE and Edison International.
Choi joined SCE in 2012 and most recently served as its senior vice president of Regulatory Affairs, responsible for the company’s regulatory strategy and policy at the national and state levels, including regulatory affairs, regulatory operations and environmental affairs. She was previously executive director of Environmental Services & Strategy at Progress Energy. She began her career in the electric utility industry in Federal Government Affairs with Carolina Power & Light (later Progress Energy), representing that company with legislators and regulators in Washington for more than five years.
Choi is a member of the executive board of the Smart Electric Power Alliance, a nationwide organization that supports utilities in the deployment of clean energy and distributed resources, and serves on the boards of the Alliance for Transportation Electrification and the National Forest Foundation. She is a past board member of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Dartmouth College.
About Edison International
Edison International (NYSE:EIX), through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power, as well as a provider of energy services and technologies, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities. Edison International is also the parent company of Edison Energy, a portfolio of competitive businesses that provide commercial and industrial customers with energy management and procurement services. Edison Energy is independent from Southern California Edison.