Portland General Electric Names Joseph Trpik Chief Financial Officer

Experienced energy executive brings over two decades of financial expertise

June 15, 2023

Portland, Ore. (June 15, 2023) — Portland General Electric (PGE) (NYSE:POR) today announced the appointment of Joseph (Joe) Trpik as chief financial officer and senior vice president, effective June 30, 2023. Trpik will succeed PGE’s CFO, Jim Ajello, who previously announced plans to retire and will serve as a senior advisor through August 31, 2023.

"We are pleased to welcome Joe to PGE," said Maria Pope, president and CEO. “At a time when the energy industry is becoming more complex, Joe‘s deep industry and financial expertise will be invaluable as we invest for growth, manage costs and deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy.”

Trpik comes to PGE with more than 20 years in senior leadership with Exelon (NASDAQ:EXC), one of the nation’s largest utility companies serving over 10 million customers, where he served most recently as senior vice president and chief accounting officer. He previously was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Exelon Utilities as well as senior vice president and chief financial officer of ComEd, Exelon’s largest utility subsidiary. In these roles, Trpik had direct responsibility for financial planning and analysis, capital allocation, cost management, risk management, financial systems, accounting, tax and investor communications, among other functions. Trpik holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Accounting from Florida State University.

“I am thrilled to join PGE at a pivotal moment as the company is both leading the clean energy transition and building a smarter, more integrated grid,” said Trpik. "I look forward to working with the team to build on PGE’s momentum, driving growth and creating value for shareholders and customers alike."

Source: Portland General Company

About Portland General Electric Company
Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) is a fully integrated energy company that generates, transmits and distributes electricity to over 900,000 customers in 51 cities across the state of Oregon. For more than 130 years, Portland General Electric (PGE) has powered the advancement of society, delivering safe, affordable, reliable and increasingly clean energy. To deliver on its strategy and meet state targets, PGE and its approximately 3,000 employees committed to partnering with stakeholders to achieve at least an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from power served to customers by 2030 and 100% reduction by 2040. PGE customers set the standard for prioritizing clean energy with the No. 1 voluntary renewable energy program in the country. Additionally, for the fifth year in a row, PGE was recognized by the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index which highlights companies committed to creating a more equal and inclusive workplace. As a reflection of the company's commitment to the community it serves, in 2022, PGE employees, retirees and the PGE Foundation donated nearly $5.5 million and volunteered more than 18,000 hours with more than 400 nonprofits across Oregon. For more information visit PortlandGeneral.com/news.

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