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Lynn J. Good Biography

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Lynn Good is president and chief executive officer of Duke Energy. She also serves as vice chair of the company's board of directors.

Prior to assuming her current role on July 1, 2013, Good served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Duke Energy. She led the financial function, which includes the controller's office, treasury, tax, risk management and insurance, as well as corporate strategy and development. In addition, Good was responsible for the information technology and supply chain functions.

Having served as Duke Energy's CFO since July 2009, Good continued in that role following the merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy in July 2012. Before that, she served as group executive and president of Duke Energy's Commercial Businesses organization, since November 2007. She was responsible for the Midwest nonregulated generation, Duke Energy International, Duke Energy Generation Services, the telecommunications businesses, and all corporate development and merger and acquisition activities. Prior to that, Good served as senior vice president and treasurer for Duke Energy. She led the treasury functions for the company, as well as insurance, market and credit risk management, and corporate financial planning and analysis.

Before the Duke Energy/Cinergy merger in April 2006, Good served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Cinergy. Named to that role in September 2005, she was responsible for Cinergy's treasury, finance and accounting functions. Good joined Cinergy in May 2003 as vice president of financial project strategy. She was named vice president and controller later the same year, and vice president of finance and controller in January 2005.

Prior to joining Cinergy, Good was a partner with the international accounting firm, Deloitte & Touche, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. From 1981 to 2002, she served in various senior management roles with Arthur Andersen, rising to partner in 1992.

Good serves on the boards of directors of the Edison Electric Institute and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations. She is a member of the executive committee of the Nuclear Energy Institute. She also serves on the boards of Hubbell Inc. and the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte.

She earned Bachelor of Science degrees in systems analysis and accounting from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Good and her husband, Brian, have two sons.

Duke Energy, the largest electric power company in the United States, supplies and delivers electricity to approximately 7 million customers in the Southeast and Midwest. The company also distributes natural gas in Ohio and Kentucky. Its commercial power and international businesses operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing renewable energy portfolio. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.

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