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Patricia Pineda Joins Portland General Electric (PGE) Board of Directors

All integrated energy company based in Portland, Oregon, recently announced the appointment of this renowned Latin leader, who will also serve on the finance and compensation, culture and talent committees.

Jack Davis, Chairman of the Board of PGE, said:

We are pleased to welcome Patricia to the PGE Board of Directors. His extensive board experience and deep expertise in legal, human resources and communications will help us further enhance our employee experience and position the company competitively in the ever-changing industry. electric utilities.

“Pineda is an experienced C-suite executive and general counsel, board member, chair of the audit and compensation committees, and nonprofit board member. As a board member, she oversaw digital transformations and two successful IPOs. She also has experience leading DE&I and ESG initiatives,” she points out. LinkedIn profile.

With more than 35 years of leadership experience at Toyota Motor North America, Inc. and New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc., Pineda most recently served as the company’s vice president, where she led the efforts of the Hispanic Business Strategy Group at Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

Prior to assuming the role of vice president, she held various leadership positions at Toyota and the Toyota USA Foundation, including leading legal affairs, administrative operations, corporate advertising, and diversity and communications. of business.

Pineda, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Mills College and a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, is the founder of the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA) and currently serves on the board of directors. by Levi Strauss. & Co., Frontier Group Holdings, Inc. and Omnicom Group.

She is a frequent speaker on corporate governance and board diversity. She has received numerous leadership awards and has been added to the 2021 and 2022 NACD Directorship Top 100 list.

Pineda has also held positions with the California Air Resources Board and served on the advisory board for the Latinos y Sociedad program at the Aspen Institute.

The company, which has approximately 3,000 employees, serves approximately 900,000 customers with a service area population of 2 million Oregonians in 51 cities.

PGE owns 16 power plants in Oregon and other northwestern states and maintains and operates 14 public parks and recreation areas. For more than 130 years, the company has been advancing society by bringing safe, affordable, and reliable energy to Oregonians.