The industry with the most female CEOs isn't what you'd expect

By The Wall Street Journal

Oct 29, 2018

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Men still dominate the oil patch, but women have carved out their own turf in the energy business: Utilities have more female chief executives than any other sector in the S&P 500.

From Lynn Good, the longtime chief of Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy Corp., to Geisha Williams, the new head of PG&E Corp. in San Francisco—and the first Latina CEO in the history of the Fortune 500—companies that provide electricity and natural gas to the public have a record of putting women in the corner office.

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