Interim Chief Executive Officer | PG&E Corporation
John R. Simon serves as interim Chief Executive Officer of San Francisco-based PG&E Corporation. Under Simon’s leadership, PG&E is responsible for providing safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to 16 million people in Northern and Central California. He has held his current role since January 13, 2019.
John joined PG&E in 2007 and has held several senior roles within the company including Executive Vice President & General Counsel; Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Human Resources; and Senior Vice President, Human Resources.
Before joining PG&E, John worked for TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a global provider of customer care technology and services, where he held leadership roles in legal and human resources including Executive Vice President, Global Human Capital.
John holds a bachelor's degree from Colorado College and a law degree from Georgetown University. Following law school and a judicial clerkship with United States District Judge William Skretny, he litigated commercial cases in state and federal courts with Proskauer Rose in Washington, D.C., and Hallenbeck Lascell, in Rochester, New York.
John is an active member of the Bar of New York; registered as in-house counsel in California; and an inactive member of the Bars of Illinois and Washington, D.C. He serves on the Board of Directors of the California Minority Counsel Program in San Francisco. He also served on the board of the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito from 2008 to 2018.