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  • Title
    Chairman, President, and CEO
  • Affiliation
    Duke Energy
  • Age
    62
  • 2020 Rank
    23

Duke’s stock has outperformed the overall utilities sector over the past year, and the company continues to ramp up its clean energy production. But critics have disapproved of aspects of its handling of the pandemic, including disconnecting the power of some unable to pay their bills. Duke says the charges are “without any merit,” adding that it waived fees and offered payment plans for struggling customers.

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