Namiaz Tue, 17 May 2022 18:55:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Namiaz 32 32 Adrian Rodriguez will lead Xcel Energy Southwest, based in Amarillo Tue, 17 May 2022 18:43:15 +0000

AMARILLO – Adrian Rodriguez, senior vice president of regulatory and strategy at Puget Sound Energy in Washington and former interim CEO and general counsel at El Paso Electric Co., is returning to his home state of Texas to assume the role of president of Xcel Energy – Southwest valid from June 1st.

According to a press release, Rodriguez succeeds David Hudson, who is retiring after 38 years of service with the company. He joins a leadership team tasked with transforming the power grid to meet changing energy needs while maintaining the company’s commitment to reliability, affordability and community engagement.

David Hudson

“We are proud to support our customers and communities in New Mexico and Texas as they continue to thrive and thrive. Adrian’s expertise in regulatory, legal and environmental matters and his commitment to community and economic development will allow us to continue David’s legacy of accomplishments in our Southwest region,” said Bob Frenzel, chairman, president and CEO of Xcel Energy, in the press release. “This is a time of rapid change as we move closer to our clean energy and customer goals, and Adrian is ideally suited to lead those efforts.”