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Patricia K. Poppe


Patricia K. Poppe is the Chief Executive Officer of San Francisco-based PG&E Corporation. She joined PG&E in January 2021 after five years as president and CEO of CMS Energy and its principal subsidiary, Consumers Energy, where she focused on connecting the utility more closely with its customers and adapting lean operating system principle. In her decade-long career with the Michigan company, she held a variety of C-Suite positions. Earlier in her career, Patricia served as a power plant director at DTE Energy and held a variety of plant management positions in the automotive industry. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Whirlpool Corporation, Associated Electric & Gas Insurance Services Limited, Edison Electric Institute, Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, American Gas Association, Electric Power Research Institute and the California Chamber of Commerce. She earned a MA in management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and received a BS and MA in industrial engineering from Purdue University.

Year appointed: 2016