By South Florida Business Journal

NextEra Energy announced Thursday that a new president and CEO is taking charge of its alternative energy subsidiary, NextEra Energy Resources.

Juno Beach-based NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE) said in a news release that Mitch Davidson, current president and CEO of the subsidiary, had decided to leave the company, but provided no other details about his departure.

Armando Pimentel, currently CFO and executive vice president of the parent company, will take Davidsonâ¿¿s place as head of NextEra Energy Resources. Pimentel joined the parent company as CFO in 2008.

Prior to joining NextEra Energy, Pimentel had been senior partner in the regulatory and public policy group at Deloitte & Touche. He holds a bachelorâ¿¿s degree in accounting from Florida State University.

Moray Dewhurst will step into Pimentelâ¿¿s shoes as CFO of NextEra Energy. Dewhurst formerly served as the companyâ¿¿s CFO from 2001 to 2008. Dewhurst, who has served in his present role as vice chairman and chief of staff of NextEra Energy since 2009, will retain those responsibilities.

Davidson, of Palm Beach Gardens, joined NextEra Energy Resources in June 2004 as vice president of business management for the subsidiaryâ¿¿s Texas-based business operations. He was promoted to senior vice president of all business management activities in May 2006, and became president in December 2006.

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