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CPS Energy President and CEO Rudy Garza Named Finalist for CEO of the Year Award

CPS Energy President and CEO Rudy Garza has been named a finalist for the 2023 Platts Global Energy Awards' CEO of the Year.

“I am honored to be nominated alongside amazing global energy transition leaders,” said Garza. “This recognition is reflective of the great work we are doing at CPS Energy and I am proud and honored to lead a team committed to serving our community. Thank you to Platts for this honor.”

Garza has successfully led the utility to the approval of the first rate case in eight years and approval for the next phase of energy efficiency and conservation programs. 

He also led the comprehensive strategic engagement strategy for Board of Trustee approval of a blended generation planning approach to power our growing community.

CPS Energy President and CEO Rudy Garza (photo courtesy of CPS Energy)

Garza also developed a strategic plan called Vision 2027, a roadmap to guide CPS Energy through the rapid transformation of the utility industry.

He joined CPS Energy in 2012 and previously served as Chief Customer and Stakeholder Engagement Officer and as Senior Vice President of Distribution Service and Operations where he oversaw the maintenance and construction activity of the electric distribution system.

Garza has also served the company in the role of Vice President of External Relations.

Winners of the 2023 Platts Global Energy Awards will be announced at our celebration in New York on December 7.