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AES Appoints Sanjeev Addala Chief Information Digital Officer

Oct 09, 2018

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today announced the appointment of Sanjeev Addala to the newly created position of Chief Information Digital Officer (CIDO). Addala joins AES from GE Renewable Energy, where he served as Chief Digital Officer since 2016.

“We are very pleased to welcome Sanjeev to AES’ Senior Management Team,” said Andrés Gluski, AES President and Chief Executive Officer. “His role in leading Caterpillar’s successful digitalization and business innovation efforts, and recent digital thought leadership and experience with GE Renewable Energy, make him the ideal candidate to accelerate AES’ efforts to become a leader in new technologies, including solar, energy storage, drones and digitalization.”

“I look forward to working closely with Sanjeev to achieve the next level in AES’ transformation to the most efficient operator and manager in our sector. Among other things, digitalization will improve our back-office operations, predictive maintenance and commercialization,” said Bernerd Da Santos, AES Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “We have done a lot of work to prepare the company for digitalization, including the strategic investment this year in Simple Energy, the leading provider of utility-branded online energy efficiency marketplaces and customer engagement software for US utilities.”

“AES is already a recognized leader in applying new technologies and I am excited to bring my deep knowledge and experience in digital transformation and innovation to AES,” said Sanjeev Addala, AES Senior Vice President and Chief Information Digital Officer.

Prior to joining GE, Addala was Chief Digital Officer at Caterpillar from 2013 to 2015 and Chief Information Officer, Americas, Climate Control Technologies at Ingersoll-Rand from 2008 to 2013. He also previously held business and technology leadership roles at General Motors.

About AES

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 500 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 15 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. Our 2017 revenues were $11 billion and we own and manage $33 billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.

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