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Duke Energy appoints Marc E. Manly as president of commercial businesses

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Charlotte, N.C., USA - December 18, 2012, Charlotte, N.C., USA - Duke Energy announced the appointment of Marc E. Manly as executive vice president and president of commercial businesses; and several other executive changes in its top management.

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Mr. Manly previously served as executive vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary for Duke Energy Prior to that, he served as executive vice president and chief legal officer of Cinergy Corp., a position he held from November 2002 to April 2006.

From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Manly was managing director for law and governmental affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary at NewPower Holdings. Previously, from 1995 to 2000, he was with AT&T Corp. first as vice president and solicitor general, and then as vice president and chief counsel for the consumer services group. Prior to joining AT&T, he was a member of the law firm of Sidley & Austin, as an associate from 1978 to 1985 and as a partner from 1986 to 1994.

Mr. Manly earned a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, and a Master of Economics degree from the University of Michigan, where he was a member of the Law Review and Order of the Coif. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in economics from Amherst College, where he was Phi Beta Kappa.

Julie Janson will be executive vice president and chief legal officer. She is was state president of Duke Energy Ohio and Duke Energy Kentucky. Previously, she served as president of Duke Energy’s utility operations in Ohio and Kentucky. Having led the Ohio/Kentucky utility operations since 2008, Janson assumed her current position in December 2012.

Prior to that, Ms. Janson served as senior vice president of ethics and compliance, and corporate secretary for Duke Energy, a position she held since 2006. Before that, she served as corporate secretary and chief compliance officer for Cinergy Corp. She was appointed chief compliance officer in 2004 and corporate secretary in 2000.

From 1998 to 2004, Ms. Janson served as senior counsel, providing advice on general corporate, corporate governance and securities-related matters. From 1996 to 1998, she served as counsel for Cinergy, providing research, advice and support for divestitures, mergers and acquisitio and as corporate counsel to the international business unit. She was manager of investor relations for Cinergy from 1995 to 1996.

Prior to joining Cinergy, Ms. Janson was corporate attorney for Cincinnati Gas & Electric (CG&E), playing a role in the merger of CG&E and PSI Energy, which formed Cinergy Corp. Before joining CG&E, she served as a law clerk with Adams, Brooking, Stepner, Wolterman & Dusing in Covington, Ky.

Ms. Janson earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from Georgetown College in Georgetown, Ky. Ms. Janson is a member of the bar associations of Ohio and Kentucky, with legal experience that spans more than 20 years.

The company also announced that Jim Henning will be state president of Duke Energy Ohio and Duke Energy Kentucky; Keith Trent will be executive vice president and COO of regulated utilities; and Dhiaa Jamil, executive vice president and chief nuclear officer, will oversee company-wide project management and construction, in addition to his current duties.

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