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Marc E. Manly Executive Vice President and President – Commercial Businesses

Marc Manley, Group Executive and Chief Legal OfficerMarc Manly serves as executive vice president and president of Duke Energy’s Commercial Businesses organization. He is responsible for Duke Energy Renewables; Midwest Commercial Generation; Commercial Transmission; and Duke Energy International, with operations in Latin America. Manly is also responsible for commercial strategy and policy. He assumed his current position in December 2012.

Manly previously served as executive vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary for Duke Energy. In that role, he led the Office of the General Counsel which includes the company’s legal, internal audit, and ethics and compliance functions.

Prior to that, Manly served as executive vice president and chief legal officer of Cinergy Corp., a position he held from November 2002 to April 2006. He was responsible for the company's strategy and position on all legal matters.

From 2000 to 2002, Manly was managing director for law and governmental affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary at NewPower Holdings Inc., a national retailer of electricity and natural gas to the residential market. Previously, from 1995 to 2000, he was with AT&T Corp. first as vice president and solicitor general, and then as vice president and chief counsel for the consumer services group. Prior to joining AT&T, Manly was a member of the law firm of Sidley & Austin, as an associate from 1978 to 1985 and as a partner from 1986 to 1994.

Manly earned a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, and a Master of Economics degree from the University of Michigan, where he was a member of the Law Review and Order of the Coif. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in economics from Amherst College, where he was Phi Beta Kappa.

Manly and his wife, Colby Chapman, have two children.

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