SEMPRA ENERGY 8-K 2013
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Resignation of General Counsel
On July 26, 2013, Javade Chaudhri informed Sempra Energy (Sempra) that he will resign from the position of General Counsel effective September 2, 2013. Martha Wyrsch, 55, will succeed Mr. Chaudhri as General Counsel of Sempra on September 3, 2013.
Ms. Wyrsch will join Sempra as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel. She will report to Debra L. Reed, Sempras Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and will be responsible for Sempras legal affairs and compliance oversight, and also serve as Sempras Chief Environmental Officer.
Most recently, from 2009 to 2012, Ms. Wyrsch served as President of Vestas American Wind Systems, the Portland, Oregon-based affiliate of Danish-owned Vestas Wind Systems A/S. As President, she had direct responsibility for all North American sales, construction, service, and maintenance. As Chair of the Vestas North American Regional Council, she also had coordinating oversight of North American-based manufacturing, supply chain and other support functions.
Previously, Ms. Wyrsch spent nearly ten years at Duke Energy and its spinoff, Spectra Energy Corporation. She joined Duke Energy in 1999 as Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and Deputy Counsel and, later, was promoted to Group Vice President and General Counsel. In 2005, she moved to Duke Energy Gas Transmission as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Subsequently, she became the President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectra Energy Transmission overseeing its natural gas transmission and storage business in the United States and Canada, as well as its gathering, processing and distribution businesses in Canada.
Ms. Wyrsch currently serves on the Boards of Directors of SPX Corporation and of Spectris plc. Her past board memberships include American Wind Energy Association, National Infrastructure Advisory Council Board, National Petroleum Council, Spectra Energy Corporation and Interstate Natural Gas Association.
San Diego Gas & Electric Company and Southern California Gas Company
Boards of Directors Resignations and Appointments
On July 26, 2013, Mr. Chaudhri informed San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) that he will resign from their respective Boards of Directors effective September 2, 2013.
Also on July 26, 2013, Ms. Wyrsch was appointed to the SDG&E and SoCalGas Boards of Directors effective September 3, 2013. Members of the Boards of Directors of SDG&E and SoCalGas are not compensated for their services on these boards.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrants have duly caused this report to be signed on their behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY