Mr. Gregory Abel
Mr. Abel was appointed to The Kraft Heinz Company board of directors effective July 2015 and previously served on the Heinz board from June 2013 to July 2015. In January 2018, Mr. Abel was elected to the Board of Directors of Berkshire Hathaway, a diversified holding company, and appointed as its Vice Chairman, Non-Insurance Business Operations. In connection with this appointment, Mr. Abel is Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company and resigned as the company’s Chief Executive Officer and President, roles that he had held since 2008 and 1998, respectively. Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company is a diversified global holding company that owns subsidiaries principally engaged in energy businesses.
Until January 2018, Mr. Abel served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of PacifiCorp, as Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of CE Casecnan Ltd., as Chairman and Director of Northern Natural Gas Company, Northern Powergrid Holdings Company and NV Energy, Inc., as Director of AltaLink Management Ltd., as Director and Vice Chairman of Edison Electric Institute, an association of U.S. investor-owned electric companies, and as Director of Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited, a mutual insurance company of nuclear power facilities. Mr. Abel also serves on the American Football Coaches Foundation board of directors and on the executive board of the Mid-Iowa Council Boy Scouts of America, and is a past member of the Drake University board of trustees.