This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Calpine CEO Jack Fusco Extends Contract; To Become Executive Chairman In 2014

Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) today announced that Jack Fusco, President and Chief Executive Officer since August 2008, has agreed to extend the term of his contract through December 2015. Mr. Fusco will continue to serve as CEO through the May 2014 Annual Meeting, immediately following which he will become Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.

“The Board of Directors is delighted to have Jack continue to lead Calpine. Jack’s vision has been instrumental in positioning Calpine to benefit from America’s move toward greater reliance on cleaner and more efficient natural gas-fired electricity generation and from the tightening supply and demand dynamics in key markets,” said J. Stuart Ryan, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Jack, who began his career working in power plants, has inspired the Calpine team to achieve continuous improvement across the organization. He also has tirelessly advocated for fair and transparent competitive markets as well as responsible environmental regulations, all the while enhancing Calpine’s reputation with our investors.”

Recently, buy-side and sell-side investment analysts ranked Mr. Fusco as the best CEO in the electric industry, according to Institutional Investor Magazine. Both sets of analysts gave him a first-place ranking in the magazine’s 2012 All-American Executive Team awards.

The Company also appointed Thad Hill as President, effective immediately. Mr. Hill joined Calpine in September 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and became Chief Operating Officer in October 2010. Mr. Hill will continue to serve as COO and to report to Mr. Fusco.

“I’ve known Thad for many years. He possesses a deep understanding of our markets and operations and has demonstrated the clear ability to make sound business decisions,” said Mr. Fusco. “I am confident that Thad will continue to inspire even better, smarter performance by our team while helping to make strategic and tactical decisions that benefit Calpine’s shareholders.”

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,776.43 +304.06 1.85%
S&P 500 1,987.05 +35.69 1.83%
NASDAQ 4,781.2640 +73.4890 1.56%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs