Exelon today announced that its board of directors elected Anthony K.
Anderson as a director. Anderson, 57, is former vice chair, executive
board member and Midwest managing partner of Ernst & Young LLP (E&Y).
“Tony is a strong addition to the Exelon board of directors, and we look
forward to working with him,” said Mayo Shattuck, executive chairman of
Exelon. “He brings to the board extensive financial experience and an
impressive combination of business, civic and corporate governance
Anderson retired from E&Y in 2012, following a 35-year career there. In
his most recent role as Midwest managing partner, he oversaw 4,000
partners and staff responsible for $1.2 billion in annual revenue. Prior
to that, Anderson served as managing partner of the Pacific Southwest.
From 2000 to 2012, Anderson also served as vice chair and as a member of
E&Y’s executive board, the company’s governing body.
Anderson currently serves on the boards of directors of AAR Corp., Avery
Dennison Corp. and First American Financial Corp., as well as the
Regional Transportation Authority. He previously served on the board of
directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Anderson is chairman of the board of the Chicago Urban League. He also
serves on the executive committees of the boards of the Lyric Opera of
Chicago and World Business Chicago. He is a member of the boards of
directors of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the Chicago Symphony
Orchestra and The Field Museum of Chicago.
Anderson has played a leading role in advancing the goals of
Perspectives Charter Schools, a network of five schools serving students
in Chicago’s Auburn Gresham, Bronzeville, Grand Boulevard and South Loop
neighborhoods. Over six years, he has created programming and volunteer
activities to promote students’ success, such as mentoring programs,
internships and scholarships.
Anderson is a member of the American, California and Illinois Institutes
of Certified Public Accountants. He earned a bachelor’s degree in
accounting from Chicago State University.
Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) is the nation’s leading competitive
energy provider, with approximately $33 billion in annual revenues.
Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities
in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is the largest
competitive U.S. power generator, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of
owned capacity comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost
power generation fleets. The company’s Constellation business unit
provides energy products and services to approximately 100,000 business
and public sector customers and approximately 1 million residential
customers. Exelon’s utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to
more than 6.6 million customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern
Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO).