(San Francisco, CA) - PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG)
today announced the election of Leslie S. Biller to
its Board of Directors and the Board of Directors
of utility unit Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
Biller, 55, served as an Advisory Director on both
Boards over the past year.
As a 30-year veteran of the banking industry, Biller
most recently served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating
Officer of Wells Fargo & Co. until his retirement
"Les Biller's proven skills and talents as an executive
leader further strengthen our Boards of Directors,"
said PG&E Corporation, Chairman, CEO and President
Robert D. Glynn, Jr. "We look forward to his contributions
as a director."
Biller joined Wells Fargo in 1998, when it merged with
Norwest Corporation. Prior to that, he spent nearly
11 years at Norwest, where he held various executive
positions including Executive Vice President and head
of Strategic Planning and Acquisitions, Executive Vice
President and head of the company's South Central Community
Banking operations, and President and Chief Operating
Before joining Norwest, he was Executive Vice President
and head of Consumer Markets at Bank of America, based
in San Francisco. He joined Bank of America in 1985
as the Senior Vice President of International Consumer
Markets. Prior to that, Biller was with Citicorp for
12 years, where he was a Regional Business Manager,
U.K. Region; and Vice President and Business Manager,
Biller serves on the Board of Directors of Ecolab Inc.
He also serves as a director of the Los Angeles Urban
League and the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, and
is a Founders Circle member of the Fulfillment Fund.
A native of New York City, Biller earned his master's
degree in business administration from Xavier University
in Cincinnati, Ohio, and holds a bachelor's degree in
chemical engineering from City College of New York.