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CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP)

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CenterPoint Energy, Inc.

1111 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002
United States
713 207 1111

IndustryUtilities—Regulated Electric
Full-time employees9,418

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. David John Lesar B.Sc., C.P.A., CPA, M.B.A.CEO & Director4.45MN/A1954
Mr. Jason P. WellsPres, CFO & COO1.58MN/A1978
Ms. Monica KaruturiExec. VP & Gen. Counsel1.05MN/A1979
Ms. Kara Gostenhofer RyanVP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1983
Mr. Kenneth E. ColemanSr. VP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Jackie RichertVP of Investor Relations & TreasurerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Carol R. HellikerChief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Sr. VP & Deputy Gen. CounselN/AN/A1961
Ms. Lynne Louise Harkel-RumfordExec. VP & Chief HR OfficerN/AN/A1957
John C. HoustonDivision Sr. VP of Compliance & High Voltage Power DeliveryN/AN/A1951
Mr. Jason Michael RyanExec. VP of Regulatory Services & Gov. AffairsN/AN/A1976
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


CenterPoint Energy, Inc. operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. The company operates through Electric and Natural Gas segments. The Electric segment includes electric transmission and distribution services to electric customers and electric generation assets, as well as assets in the wholesale power market. The Natural Gas segment provides natural gas distribution services, as well as home appliance maintenance and repair services to customers in Minnesota; and home repair protection plans to natural gas customers in Arkansas, Indiana, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Texas and Louisiana through a third party. This segment also engages in the sale of regulated intrastate natural gas, and transportation and storage of natural gas for residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation customers. As of December 31, 2021, it served approximately 2.7 million metered customers; owned 239 substation sites with a total installed rated transformer capacity of 71,241 megavolt amperes; operated approximately 1,00,000 linear miles of natural gas distribution and transmission mains; and owned and operated 285 miles of intrastate pipeline in Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Corporate governance

CenterPoint Energy, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 February 2023 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 2; Shareholder rights: 8; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.