• Florida Power CEO implicated in scandals abruptly steps down

    3 days ago - By NPR

    Eric Silagy, the CEO of Florida Power & Light unexpectedly announced his retirement. The company said the move was not connected to a burgeoning political spending scandal. (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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  • Head of main Florida power company retiring amid controversy

    Head of main Florida power company retiring amid controversy

    3 days ago - By Chron

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The leader of Florida's primary electric company, which has been embroiled in controversy over allegations that it backed sham election candidates and spied on a journalist, will be stepping down next month, it was announced Wednesday.
    Florida Power & Light's parent company, NextEra Energy, announced that CEO Eric Silagy will step down Feb. 15 and then retire in May after assisting his successor, Armando Pimentel, through the transition. Pimentel, a top executive at NextEra, is taking over a company that serves about 5 million Florida homes and businesses, or about...
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