Bill Fontenot elected AEIC 2nd Vice President
PINEVILLE, La. – William “Bill” Fontenot, president and chief executive officer of Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC (“Cleco”), was elected 2nd vice president of the Association of Edison Illuminating Companies (AEIC) during the organization’s 2019 annual meeting.
“AEIC is more than 100 years old and provides a wealth of industry information, including best practices, to energy companies throughout the United States,” said Bill Fontenot, president and CEO of Cleco. “It’s an honor to be selected to serve alongside utility leaders, as well as represent Cleco. I look forward to working with all the member companies to find solutions to common challenges in our industry.”
Founded by Thomas Edison and his associates in 1885, AEIC is one of the oldest organizations in the electric energy industry. AEIC encourages research and the exchange of technical information and best practices through a committee structure, staffed with experts from management of member companies and focuses on finding solutions to problems of mutual concern to electric utilities worldwide.