Virginia S. Mackin Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
Ginny Mackin is vice president and chief communications officer for Duke Energy. She is responsible for directing Duke Energy's communications strategy and services, including support for the company businesses, brand management, executive communications, media relations, social media and Web presence.
Mackin has more than 25 years of experience as a communications and business leader. Prior to joining Duke Energy in August 2010, she served as an executive vice president and director at Wells Fargo. She led the bank's eastern community bank communications after its merger with Wachovia in 2009. Prior to her role with Wells Fargo, she led Wachovia's communications as executive vice president and director of corporate communications from 2001 to 2009.
Before joining Wachovia, Mackin served 10 years at Bank of America. During this time, she held various leadership roles, including manager of media relations and CEO communications, manager of work and family programs, and manager of global finance communications. From 1982 to 1988, she held communications roles with CPC International Inc. and Bonwit Teller Stores.
A native of Upper Montclair, N.J., Mackin graduated cum laude from Boston College with Bachelor of Arts degrees in speech communications and philosophy.
She is a member of the board of directors of Junior Achievement of the Carolinas and a past member of Wachovia's Diversity Council. She also serves on the board of the Charlotte Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for Cure®.
Mackin and her husband, Pat, have a daughter.
Duke Energy, the largest electric power company in the United States, supplies and delivers electricity to approximately 7 million customers in the Southeast and Midwest. The company also distributes natural gas in Ohio and Kentucky. Its commercial power and international businesses operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing renewable energy portfolio. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.
March 25, 2013