Hydro One announces appointments
Mr. Barry has significant strategy, business development and financial expertise in the electric power, natural gas, and water utility sectors.
Mr. Barry was recently Chief Executive Officer and founding partner of Public Infrastructure Partners LLC, a power and utility strategic advisor to leading private equity, infrastructure, and pension funds in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.
Mr. Barry's prior executive leadership roles include Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, and President of the commercial business for Duke Energy Corporation.
He served as CFO for Pepco Holdings, a Fortune 500 mid-Atlantic utility based in Washington, D.C., and was Vice President, Business Development, Energy Financial Services, for General Electric Company.
Mr. Barry also served as Senior Advisor, City of Los Angeles, Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the largest municipal electric and water utility in the U.S.
Mr. Barry earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he also attended the Executive Program, and a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, in Finance from Northeastern University.
Mr. Kiraly is a highly regarded power and utilities executive with 30 years of experience.
He has an extensive background in energy transmission and distribution, in both electricity and gas, having having served in various executive leadership roles across three of the largest investor-owned utilities in the U.S.; Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), and Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSEG).
Mr. Kiraly most recently held the role of Senior Vice President, Electric Transmission and Distribution for PG&E in San Francisco, and also served in several other key executive assignments over the past eight years.
Prior to joining PG&E, Mr. Kiraly worked for ComEd in Chicago from 2000-2008 during which time he held senior roles in the areas of Distribution System Operations, Construction and Maintenance, and Energy Delivery.
Prior to ComEd, Mr. Kiraly started his career at PSE&G in New Jersey, having served in various leadership roles over fifteen years, where his accountabilities focused on Health and Safety, Electric and Gas Distribution.
Mr. Kiraly earned a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from Seton Hall. He also completed the Advanced Management program from Harvard Business School. ■