Da Santos named senior vice president, COO at AES Corp.

December 15, 2014 04:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) announced today that Bernerd Da Santos has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Da Santos has been serving as Acting Chief Operating Officer since December 1, 2014.

“Bernerd’s 30 years of experience in the electric utilities industry and in-depth knowledge of AES’ businesses, provides him with an ideal background to continue improving upon AES’ history of operational excellence,” said Andrés Gluski, AES President and Chief Executive Officer.

Since joining AES in 2000, Mr. Da Santos has held several positions, including Chief Financial Officer of Global Finance Operations, Managing Director of Finance for Latin America, Chief Financial Officer of Latin America and Africa and Chief Financial Officer of Global Utilities.

About AES

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 20 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 17,800 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. Our 2013 revenues were $16 billion and we own and manage $40 billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit www.aes.com. Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.