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R. Alexander Glenn

Senior Vice President and CEO Duke Energy Florida and Midwest

R. Alexander Glenn
R. Alexander Glenn
Alex Glenn is senior vice president and chief executive officer for Duke Energy Florida and Midwest. He has responsibility for regulatory and legislative affairs – and for the long-term strategic direction, growth and overall financial performance of Duke Energy's regulated utilities in Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.

Before assuming his current position in May 2021, Glenn served as senior vice president of state and federal regulatory legal support for Duke Energy. Partnering with the company's corporate and regulatory strategy team and state presidents, he was responsible for advancing rate and regulatory initiatives throughout the enterprise and updating regulatory models. In addition, his team provided legal advice on state and federal regulatory matters.

Glenn has been with Duke Energy (and predecessor companies Progress Energy and Florida Power Corp.) since 1996, and served in various leadership positions. He served as state president of Duke Energy's utility operations in Florida, serving approximately 1.7 million electric retail customers in central Florida, including metropolitan St. Petersburg, Clearwater and the Greater Orlando area. In a previous role as general counsel for the Florida utility operations, Glenn oversaw all regulatory matters affecting the Florida utility. He also served as a key advisor to the Florida state president, as well as other company executive management and the board of directors.

Before joining the company, Glenn practiced energy law at the international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Washington, D.C.

Glenn earned a bachelor's degree, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and law degree, with honors, from the University of Connecticut. He is a member of the Connecticut, Washington, D.C., and Florida bars.
He has served on the boards of the North Carolina Museum of Art, Florida Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Florida, St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, the Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast and the Pinellas Education Foundation and was a resident member of the Florida Council of 100. He is a 2011 graduate of the Leadership Florida Class XXIX.

Glenn and his wife, Robin, have three sons.


Last updated May 1, 2021



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Duke Energy, one of the largest energy holding companies in the United States, supplies and delivers electric services to approximately 8.2 million customers in the Southeast and Midwest. The company also distributes natural gas services to approximately 1.6 million customers in the Carolinas, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Its commercial business operates a growing renewable energy portfolio across the United States. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 150 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.