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Jennifer L. Weber Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Jennifer Weber, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources OfficerAs executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Duke Energy, Jennifer Weber leads the human resources and communications functions. This includes human resources policy and strategy, talent management and diversity, employee and labor relations, total rewards strategies and programs, and delivery of business partner services. Her communications responsibilities include communications strategy and services: support for the company's businesses, brand management, media relations, social media and Web presence.

In addition, Jennifer has responsibility for the administrative services function, including aviation, enterprise protective services, real estate, support services and land services. She is also responsible for The Duke Energy Foundation and community affairs.

Jennifer joined Duke Energy in November 2008 from Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio. From 2005 to 2008, she served Scripps, and then Scripps Networks Interactive when the company was spun off, as senior vice president of human resources.

Prior to joining Scripps in 2005, Jennifer worked at the consulting firm Towers Perrin for 12 years – as a partner and as managing principal of the firm's Cincinnati office. In that role, she participated in the design and implementation of total rewards strategies and programs for many large clients.

A native of Mansfield, Ohio, Jennifer received a master's degree from Carnegie Mellon University. She also earned a bachelor's degree from Miami University in Ohio, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude.

Jennifer currently serves as chair of the board of directors for the United Way of Central Carolinas. She is also a board member of the HR Policy Association, the lead public policy organization of chief human resource officers representing major employers. Prior to her relocation to Charlotte, Jennifer served on the boards of the Dan Beard Boy Scout Council of Greater Cincinnati and the Salvation Army. She also participated in Leadership Cincinnati.

She and her husband, Eric, have two daughters and a son.

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 20, 2014