EDITORS: Please do not use
"Pacific Gas and Electric" or "PG&E" when
referring to PG&E Corporation or its National Energy Group.
The PG&E National Energy Group is not the same company as Pacific
Gas and Electric Company, the utility, and is not regulated by the
California Public Utilities Commission. Customers of Pacific Gas
and Electric Company do not have to buy products or services from
the National Energy Group in order to continue to receive quality
regulated services from Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
NAMED VICE PRESIDENT, INVESTOR RELATIONS, FOR PG&E CORPORATION
(San Francisco, CA)- PG&E
Corporation (NYSE:PCG) has appointed Gabriel B. Togneri as Vice
President of Investor Relations.
Togneri, 46, will lead the
company's investor relations program, which is responsible for providing
the company's shareholders and the financial community with information
on the corporation and its performance.
"Gabe's in-depth knowledge
of the company and broad experience in finance are just what we
need for this important function," said Robert D. Glynn, Jr., PG&E
Corporation Chairman, CEO and President.
Togneri has more than 20
years of experience in energy and finance. He began his career with
the corporation's utility unit, Pacific Gas and Electric Company,
in the Economics and Forecasting department. After holding a number
of director and manager positions, Togneri was named Assistant Treasurer
responsible for financing and cash management.
Togneri received a bachelor's
degree in mathematics from the University of California at Davis
and holds master's degrees in statistics, operations research, and
business administration from the University of California at Berkeley.
PG&E Corporation, with 1999
operating revenues of almost $21 billion and operation in 21 states,
markets energy services and products throughout North America through
its National Energy Group. PG&E Corporation's businesses also include
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the Northern and Central California
utility that deliver natural gas and electricity to one in every