HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) today announced the appointment of Jason Wells as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective Sept. 28. Wells will oversee the company’s Finance organization, including Accounting and Financial Planning, Treasury, Tax, Mergers and Acquisitions, Internal Audit, and Investor Relations. He will report to CenterPoint Energy’s President and Chief Executive Officer Dave Lesar and serve on the company’s Executive Committee.
“I am confident that Jason is the ideal person with the right skillset for this important CFO leadership role. He is a transformational business and finance leader with a proven track record of operating experience in the utility industry,” said Lesar. “Jason will be instrumental in providing financial leadership to help drive CenterPoint Energy’s utility-focused strategy, while maximizing value for all of our stakeholders. He will also help accelerate further momentum on key internally driven programs that