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FirstEnergy promotes Kevin Burgess to vice president

Christian Fernsby |
Akron, Oh., USA - FirstEnergy Corp., a diversified energy company, has promoted Kevin Burgess to vice president, risk and internal audit.

Mr. Burgess started with FirstEnergy in 1999 as manager, Business Services, for two of the company's generating plants.

In 2002, Mr. Burgess became director of Planning and Analysis for FirstEnergy Solutions (FES) and in 2004, he advanced to assistant controller of FES, where he had financial responsibilities for FirstEnergy's fossil and nuclear generating plants, as well as Commodity Operations and Competitive Retail Sales.

Mr. Burgess became assistant controller of FirstEnergy Utilities (FEU) in 2005, and assistant controller, Corporate, in 2010.

In 2012, he was promoted to executive director, FirstEnergy Solutions, Finance, and in 2013, named to executive director, Internal Audit.

Mr. Burgess earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and business with an emphasis in accounting, from Hendrix College, in Conway, AR, and received a Master of Business Administration degree from The Ohio State University.