Chief Executive Officer | episode 423

AES President & CEO Andrés Gluski

Andrés Gluski is the President and CEO of AES, a Fortune 500 global power company with revenues exceeding $10 billion. As President and CEO, Andrés has led the company through a dramatic transformation by focusing on simplification, risk improvement, and innovation. Specifically, Andrés led the company through a $5 billion divestiture program, has overseen the largest construction program in AES’ history, and has helped the company become a world leader in implementing new clean technologies. Before being elevated to the CEO role, Andrés was the COO for the company. December 09, 2019

423: AES’ President and CEO Andrés Gluski discusses how AES is transitioning into cleaner energy. While the company’s coal technology was among the best in the world, AES realized that was not a sustainable driver of growth. Under Andrés’ leadership, the company has reduced its generation capacity from 60 percent coal to 30 percent, it has become a big builder of renewables, and it is looking to reduce its carbon footprint by 50 percent by 2022. We also discuss the advantages Andrés has enjoyed being from a multicultural family, AES’ work in China and India, the value Andrés gained from his education, among other topics.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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