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Brian D. Savoy Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

Brian SavoyBrian Savoy is senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer for Duke Energy. He is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting and internal controls for the corporation.

Savoy joined Duke Energy in 2001 as a manager in Duke Energy's energy trading unit, Duke Energy North America. He was named director of trading and risk services later in that year. Savoy led derivative accounting and trading control functions for energy trading and marketing activities and was instrumental in the successful wind-down and disposition of Duke Energy North America in 2005.

Following Duke Energy's merger with Cinergy in 2006, he was appointed as vice president and controller of the commercial power segment and responsible for accounting, financial reporting and internal controls functions. In 2009, Savoy was named director of forecasting and analysis where he played a significant role in addressing challenging business and strategic issues, including leading financial due diligence for the Duke Energy/Progress Energy merger completed in 2012. He became Duke Energy’s controller and chief accounting officer in September 2013.

Prior to joining Duke Energy, Savoy was a manager with the international accounting firm, Deloitte & Touche where he oversaw audit engagements for large energy clients.

Savoy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in Durham, N.C. He is a certified public accountant in both Texas and Ohio.

He and his wife, Sabrina, along with their son and daughter, live in Charlotte, N.C.

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.

August 16, 2014