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Gregory E. Abel
Chairman, President and CEO

Gregory E. Abel, 53, is chairman, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, based in Des Moines, Iowa.

Through its energy-related businesses, Berkshire Hathaway Energy provides electric and natural gas service to more than 11.5 million customers worldwide. These businesses are Pacific Power, Rocky Mountain Power and PacifiCorp Transmission, comprising PacifiCorp; MidAmerican Energy Company; NV Energy, Inc.; Northern Powergrid Holdings Company; BHE Pipeline Group; BHE U.S. Transmission; AltaLink, L.P.; BHE Renewables; and HomeServices of America, Inc., which is the second-largest residential real estate brokerage firm in the U.S.

Abel serves as chairman, CEO and director of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and PacifiCorp; as chairman and director of NV Energy, Northern Powergrid and Northern Natural Gas, and as a director of AltaLink and HomeServices.

Abel serves on the board and executive committee of the Edison Electric Institute and the Greater Des Moines Partnership. He also serves on the H.J. Heinz Company board of directors; the AEGIS Insurance Services, Inc. board of directors; the Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited board of directors; the Kum & Go, L.C. board of directors; the executive board of the Mid-Iowa Council Boy Scouts of America; the American Football Coaches Foundation board of directors; and is a past member of the Drake University board of trustees.