Ken leads our Utilities’ business to accelerate its growth and transformation goals while continuing to deliver affordable, reliable and sustainable service to our customers. He is a seasoned energy executive with a 30-year career marked by operational, financial and executive leadership, both domestically and internationally.
Since joining AES in 2007, Ken has held a variety of roles across the company. Most recently, Ken served as the Chief Operating Officer of AES Clean Energy, where he focused on global execution, engineering and construction integration. Ken has been President of AES Southland Energy and President of AES’ former U.S. Strategic Business Unit. He previously held senior roles at Indianapolis Power & Light (now AES Indiana) and Dayton Power and Light (now AES Ohio) as President and CEO.
During his tenure, Ken has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to innovation and transformation. He oversaw the expansion of the solar and grid-scale battery business, successfully contracting over 200 MW, including the nation's largest solar + storage project. He also played a pivotal role in executing a strategic exit from fossil-based generation in Ohio. Under his leadership, Indianapolis Power & Light Company achieved the distinction of being among the top five per capita in the nation for solar capacity.
Ken received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and an MBA from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.