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Andrés Gluski

Andrés Gluski, President and Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Andrés Gluski has served as President and CEO since 2011, after serving as COO for five years. Previously he served as CEO of both AES Gener in Chile and La Electricidad de Caracas in Venezuela. Andrés held senior positions in banking, telecom, the IMF and the public sector before joining AES in 2000.

During his tenure as President and CEO, Andrés has led AES through a dramatic transformation by focusing on simplification, risk improvement and innovation. He has led the company through a $5 billion divestiture program, increased the credit rating by multiple notches and initiated a quarterly dividend, which has grown at an 8% annual rate. Andrés has also overseen the largest construction program in AES’ history, with more than 5,000 MW of new power generation completed.

Under his leadership, AES has become a world leader in implementing new clean technologies, including energy storage, wind, solar and LNG. Navigant Research has consistently ranked Fluence—AES’ joint venture with Siemens—as the #1 grid-scale energy storage integrator in the world. Andrés also established sustainability and corporate social responsibility goals that resulted in AES’ inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the past six years and designation as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for six years in a row by the Ethisphere® Institute. In 2018 the company established aggressive carbon reduction goals and became the first publicly-traded power company to issue a climate report that complies with recommendations from the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures.

He has been invited to serve as an expert witness at US Congressional hearings on the subject of energy policy and Latin America. He currently serves on the US-Brazil CEO Forum and the US-India CEO Forum. He is a member of the Board of The AES Corporation, Waste Management and Fluence. He is also Chairman of the Americas Society/Council of the Americas, a Director of the Edison Electric Institute and a member of the Business Roundtable.

Andrés is a magna cum laude graduate of Wake Forest University and earned his MA and PhD in economics from the University of Virginia.