Anne R. Pramaggiore

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Anne R. Pramaggiore, Board of Directors

Anne R. Pramaggiore serves on the Board of Directors for Babcock & Wilcox (B&W), which is a leader in energy and environmental products and services for power and industrial markets worldwide.

She is President and Chief Executive Officer of ComEd, an electric utility company delivering electricity to 3.8 million customers in Chicago and Northern Illinois.

Pramaggiore joined ComEd in 1998 to work on the company’s transition to competitive energy markets under the Illinois Consumer Choice Law of 1997. In her role as ComEd’s lead lawyer and as head of Regulatory Policy, she led major policy work around the restructuring of the Illinois electric industry.

In 2009, Pramaggiore was appointed as ComEd’s Chief Operating Officer and became responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations on the electric grid and in customer operations. In that role, she led the company’s effort to set the legislative framework for ComEd’s smart grid build-out, a leading model nationally for modernizing one of the largest utility systems in the country. Pramaggiore was promoted to her current position in February 2012. She is the first female to hold the post of President and Chief Executive Officer at the electric utility.

In addition to her service on the B&W Board of Directors, Pramaggiore also serves as a board member of Chicago Federal Reserve Board, Motorola Solutions, Inc., and several civic and community organizations.

She is a 1989 graduate of DePaul University School of Law and served as editor-in-chief of the school’s Law Review. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications and theater from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.