NextEra Energy appoints Amy B. Lane to board of directors
Ms. Lane will serve on the board’s finance and investment committee. Throughout her distinguished 26-year career in investment banking, Ms. Lane gained experience with financial services, capital markets, finance and accounting, capital structure, acquisitions and divestitures in that industry as well as management, leadership and strategy.
She served as a managing director and group leader of the global Retailing Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., from 1997 until her retirement in 2002. In that role, Ms. Lane worked on many mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt transactions for a wide range of major retailers.
Previously, she was a managing director at Salomon Brothers, Inc., where she founded and led the retail industry investment banking unit, having joined that firm in 1989. She began her investment banking career at Morgan Stanley in 1977.
Ms. Lane also serves on the boards of directors of TJX Companies, an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, and GNC Holdings, Inc., a global specialty retailer of nutritional products. In addition, she is on the board of trustees of Urban Edge Properties, an equity real estate investment trust. ■