Calpine Names Ann Curtis Vice Chairman

March 31, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Calpine Corp. (San Jose, CA) announced the promotion of Ann Curtis to vice chairman. Curtis is one of the founders of Calpine and has served the power industry for more than 20 years. In her new role, she will work closely with Chairman, CEO and President Pete Cartwright and Calpine's board of directors to ensure the company's strategic objectives are met, and guide the financial, organizational and administrative functions to ensure they are working toward the strategic objectives of the corporation.

"It gives me great pleasure to announce that Calpine is further strengthening our senior management team to focus on the future and maintain excellence in our markets and plants," said Pete Cartwright, chairman, CEO and president. "Ann has been instrumental in leading Calpine's success since we began the company in 1984. Today, we have a strong and growing portfolio of high-quality power generation projects in major power markets throughout North America."