Board Names James B. Robb New President, CEO
WASHINGTON, D.C. –The North American Electric Reliability Corporation Board of Trustees announced the appointment of James (Jim) B. Robb as NERC’s new president and chief executive officer today. Robb, who will take over duties on April 9, currently serves as the CEO of the Western Electricity Coordinating Council, a NERC Regional Entity. He assumed the WECC position in 2014.
 
“The Board is very pleased to have found someone of Jim’s caliber to lead NERC into the future. Choosing a CEO is one of the Board’s most important responsibilities. The Board took this duty very seriously by engaging in a comprehensive, nation-wide search culminating in the unanimous selection of Jim Robb,” said Board Chair Roy Thilly. “We are confident that Jim will provide the combination of strong leadership, vision and commitment to the reliability and security of the bulk power system across North America that is essential to NERC’s continuing success.”
 
 
Posted On: 03/16/2018