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Dhiaa M. Jamil Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

 Dhiaa JamilAs executive vice president and chief operating officer for Duke Energy, Dhiaa Jamil is responsible for all power generation in the regulated utilities, including nuclear, fossil and hydro generation; coal ash management; environmental, health and safety; fuels and system optimization; and supply chain. In addition, he has responsibility for companywide project management and construction, and new plant development. He is also responsible for electric transmission for all of Duke Energy’s regulated utilities.

Jamil has 34 years of experience in the energy industry. Previously, he served as executive vice president and president of the company’s regulated generation and transmission organizations. He has also served as president of Duke Energy Nuclear, where he had overall responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of the largest regulated nuclear generation fleet in the U.S.

Jamil joined Duke Power in 1981 as an engineer in the design engineering department. He held various management roles at the Oconee, McGuire and Catawba nuclear stations, including station manager and site vice president. In 2006, Jamil was named senior vice president of nuclear support. He led the organization responsible for plant support, major projects and fuel management for Duke Energy’s nuclear fleet. In addition, he was responsible for regulatory support, nuclear oversight and safety analysis functions. He was named chief nuclear officer in 2008 and chief generation officer in 2009. Following the Duke Energy/Progress Energy merger in July 2012, he was named executive vice president and chief nuclear officer before assuming the role of executive vice president and president of Duke Energy Nuclear in March 2013.

Jamil received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program and Duke Energy’s technical nuclear certification program. He is also a registered professional engineer in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Jamil currently serves on the board of directors for Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited (NEIL) and is a member of the National Nuclear Training Accrediting Board and the Nuclear Energy Institute Executive Committee. He is a former member of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations’ Executive Advisory Group. He was also a member of the Dominion Energy Management Safety Review Advisory Committee, TVA Nuclear Safety Review Board and Pacific Gas & Electric Nuclear Safety Oversight Committee.

Jamil is currently a trustee at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and serves as chair of the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center advisory board at UNC Charlotte. He also serves as a trustee of the Duke Energy Foundation.

Jamil and his wife, Hope, have a daughter and two sons.

Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power companies 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 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 125 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.

May 1, 2016