Following California’s Deadliest Fire, CEO Of Troubled PG&E Steps Down
Investigators have been probing whether the power giant’s equipment ignited the deadly Camp Fire at the end of last year. Geisha Williams has run the company since March 2017.
The Wall Street Journal:
CEO Of PG&E Steps Down Amid California Wildfire Crisis
PG&E Corp. said Sunday that Chief Executive Geisha Williams was stepping down as the company grapples with the growing political and financial fallout of its role in helping spark California wildfires. (Blunt and Gold, 1/13)
Los Angeles Times:
PG&E Chief Executive Geisha Williams Leaves As Utility Readies For Possible Bankruptcy
"While we are making progress as a company in safety and other areas, the board recognizes the tremendous challenges PG&E continues to face,” said board Chairman Richard C. Kelly, in the statement. “We believe John is the right interim leader for the company while we work to identify a new CEO. Our search is focused on extensive operational and safety expertise, and the board is committed to further change at PG&E.” (1/13)