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Jeffrey A. Corbett Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer

Jeff CorbettAs Duke Energy’s senior vice president and chief procurement officer, Jeff Corbett is responsible for the sourcing and supply chain functions for both the company’s regulated and commercial operations. He assumed his current position in August 2014.

Previously, Corbett served as senior vice president of Carolinas delivery operations for the company’s regulated utilities. In that role, he oversaw the operations of the company’s electric distribution system in North Carolina and South Carolina, including construction, maintenance, engineering, and resource and project management.

Corbett has 32 years of experience in the electric utility industry in a variety of engineering and leadership roles. He spent the first 17 years of his career with Dominion-Virginia Power before joining Progress Energy in 1999. Prior to the Duke Energy/Progress Energy merger in July 2012, Corbett served as senior vice president of energy delivery for Progress Energy Carolinas.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina and Florida.

Active in the community and the power industry, Corbett chairs the North Carolina Symphony Society board of trustees and serves on the board of directors of North Carolina New Schools. Corbett also chairs the Power Delivery Committee of the Association of Edison Illuminating Companies and is a member of the Engineering and Operations Committee of the Southeastern Electric Exchange.

Corbett resides in Raleigh, N.C., with his wife, Jean.

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