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Oklahoma City-based OGE Energy Corp. has selected former Xcel Energy chairman and CEO Wayne Brunetti to serve on the OGE Energy Board of Directors.

Brunetti brings nearly 40 years of energy and utility industry experience to the company's board, having begun his career at Florida Power & Light. More recently, he served until his retirement in 2005 as chairman of Xcel. Prior to his role as Xcel's chairman, he served as the company's chairman, president and CEO.

In addition to his corporate leadership, Brunetti was chairman of the Edison Electric Institute, was appointed to the National Petroleum Council and served as chairman of the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry. Brunetti will stand for election to a full term on the OGE board at the company's annual meeting next May.

SOURCE: OGE Energy Corp.


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