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PG&E Appoints Jon Franke to Role as Vice President of Safety and Health


Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that it has
appointed Jon Franke to the role of Vice President of Safety and Health
for the company, effective Sept. 1. Franke is currently PG&E's Vice
President of Power Generation.

"Jon brings tremendous experience to his new role with an extensive
operations background, including in the safety-intensive nuclear
industry. Jon is also a strong communicator with the ability to
collaborate effectively, both internally and externally. I am confident
that he will continue to advance our commitment to safety in every
aspect of our operations," said Geisha Williams, CEO and President of
PG&E Corporation.

Franke joined PG&E in January of 2017. In his current capacity, he is
responsible for the safe and reliable operation of the company's natural
gas, hydroelectric and renewable power plant fleet. In addition, he
leads utility functions related to power plant decommissioning. Prior to
PG&E, Franke had more than 30 years of nuclear and energy industry
experience while working in positions of increasing levels of
responsibility in the U.S. Navy, and at Carolina Power and Light,
Progress Energy, Duke Energy, PPL Corporation and Talen Energy.

As an officer in the U.S. Navy, Franke served in several nuclear power
and fleet assignments, and retired with the rank of Lieutenant
Commander. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy, earning a
Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. He also holds a
master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of
Maryland, a master's degree in business administration from the
University of North Carolina at Wilmington and has completed a utility
management program at the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He
additionally held a Nuclear Regulatory Commission Senior Reactor
Operator license and completed the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations
Senior Nuclear Plant Managers course.

About PG&E

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E
(NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas
and electric energy companies in the United States. Based in San
Francisco, with more than 20,000 employees, the company delivers some of
the nation's cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and
Central California. For more information, visit

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