Ronald L. Litzinger

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President
Southern California Edison

Ronald L. Litzinger is president of Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric utilities that safely provides reliable and affordable electricity to nearly 5 million customers in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Litzinger became president in January 2011.

From 2008 to 2010, Litzinger was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Edison Mission Group (EMG), the competitive power generation business of Edison International. EMG is the parent company of Edison Mission Energy (EME) and Edison Capital.

Litzinger joined Edison as an engineer at SCE in 1986 and since has served in a variety of capacities throughout Edison International’s companies. He moved to EME in 1995 and was named vice president there in 1998. From 1999 to 2002, he served as EME’s senior vice president of worldwide operations and as senior vice president and chief technical officer in 2002. In 2004, he was named vice president of Strategic Planning for Edison International and the following year, he was named senior vice president for SCE’s Transmission and Distribution Business Unit.

Before joining Edison, Litzinger was an engineer for Texaco subsidiaries.

Litzinger serves on the Board of Directors of AEGIS (Associate Electric & Gas Insurance Services Limited). He is on the Board of the CalChamber (California Chamber of Commerce) and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, and is a member of the Visiting Committee at the University of Washington’s College of Engineering.

Litzinger earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in management from the University of Redlands.

Updated January 2014

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