Consolidated Edison's board of directors elected John McAvoy chairman of the board. McAvoy became president and CEO at the end of last year when Kevin Burke retired.
When McAvoy was elected president and CEO, the company announced that Burke would remain as non-executive chairman of the board for a transition period. Burke will continue as a member of the Con Edison board.
Before becoming president and CEO of Con Edison, McAvoy served as president and CEO of Orange and Rockland Utilities Inc., a unit of Con Edison. McAvoy He sits on the boards of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, the Partnership for New York City, the New York State Business Council, the Edison Electric Institute and the American Gas Association.
Consolidated Edison provides a range of energy-related products and services to its customers through the following units: Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, Inc., a regulated utility providing electric, gas and steam service in New York City and Westchester County, New York; Orange and Rockland Utilities Inc., a regulated utility serving customers in a 1,350 square mile area in southeastern New York state and adjacent sections of northern New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania; Consolidated Edison Solutions Inc., a retail energy supply and services company; Consolidated Edison Energy Inc., a wholesale energy services company; and Consolidated Edison Development, Inc., a company that participates in infrastructure projects.