Avangrid, Inc. (NYSE:AGR) announced today that its Board of Directors has formed a new Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee that will be responsible for overseeing executive compensation, the director nomination process, and developing and maintaining AVANGRID's corporate governance system. The new committee is comprised of two independent directors, Mr. Alfredo Elías Ayub and Mr. John Lahey, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Ignacio Sanchez Galán, and will be chaired by Mr. Elías Ayub. Avangrid, Inc. (NYSE:AGR) is a diversified energy and utility company with more than $30 billion in assets and operations in 25 states. The company operates regulated utilities and electricity generation through two primary lines of business. Avangrid Networks includes eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.0 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables operates 6.3 gigawatts of electricity capacity, primarily through wind power, in states across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people. The company was formed through a merger between Iberdrola USA, Inc. and UIL Holdings Corporation in 2015. Iberdrola S.A. (Madrid: IBE), a worldwide leader in the energy industry, owns 81.5% of AVANGRID. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com .