PG&E Appoints Technology Leader Ajay Waghray as Chief Information Officer

PG&E Appoints Technology Leader Ajay Waghray as Chief Information Officer

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today announced the appointment of Ajay Waghray as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of PG&E Corporation. In this role, Waghray will be responsible for defining, communicating, and executing a technology strategy that supports PG&E Corporation and its utility subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (together, “PG&E”), in improving operations and safety to better serve customers.

This appointment follows a competitive nationwide executive search process. Waghray will have oversight of PG&E’s information technology and cybersecurity functions. He will report to Bill Smith, Interim CEO of PG&E Corporation.

“Ajay is a proven technology leader whose experience will strengthen and elevate our work to develop and maintain an efficient, secure, and agile information technology organization,” said Smith. “Technology plays a critical role in everything we do, and a world-class IT function will be critical to our work to deliver better, safer outcomes for our customers. We look forward to having Ajay join our team as we embark on a new era for PG&E.”

Waghray brings over 30 years of experience leading information technology organizations across diverse industries and in highly regulated industries. Prior to joining PG&E, Waghray served as Managing Partner of Agni Growth Ventures, advising on big data, security, machine learning, and artificial intelligence strategies. Before AGV, he served as chief technology officer of Assurant, a Fortune 500 global provider of risk management products and services, where he was responsible for driving technology strategy and aligning IT with business objectives across Assurant’s global enterprise. Previously, he served as CIO of Verizon Enterprise Solutions and Verizon Wireless, leading global information technology strategy, systems portfolio development and operations. He currently sits on the board of Avocado Systems and on the advisory boards of Afiniti, and Veego.

Waghray holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science in Computer Science from West Virginia University, and a Bachelor of Engineering (honors) in Mechanical Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in India.

About PG&E Corporation

PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) is a holding company headquartered in San Francisco. It is the parent company of Pacific Gas and Electric Company, an energy company that serves 16 million Californians across a 70,000-square-mile service area in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit http://www.pgecorp.com. In this press release, they are together referred to as “PG&E.”

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200901005371/en/

SOURCE: PG&E Corporation

Media Relations

415.973.5930

COMTEX_370478246/2456/2020-09-01T09:00:21

Is there a problem with this press release? Contact the source provider Comtex at editorial@comtex.com. You can also contact MarketWatch Customer Service via our Customer Center.

Copyright Business Wire 2020

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Source Article