Calvin G. Butler Jr. became chief executive officer of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) on March 1, 2014. Butler previously served as BGE’s senior vice president, regulatory and external affairs.
In that role, he was responsible for executing the utility’s strategic direction and cultivating relationships with government, regulatory, community and other key stakeholders. Butler also served as Exelon’s senior vice president of corporate affairs and held other leadership positions within Exelon and BGE’s sister utility, ComEd.
Butler played a critical role in helping to successfully navigate company and stakeholder relations during the merger between Exelon and Constellation Energy.
Before joining Exelon in 2008, Butler held leadership positions for eight years with the print, digital and supply chain solutions company RR Donnelley, including vice president of manufacturing, senior director of government affairs, and senior vice president of external affairs.
Butler also managed RR Donnelley’s supplier diversity and government sales groups and served as president of the RR Donnelley’s nonprofit foundation. Butler spent his early career with CILCORP (Central Illinois Light Co.), where he worked in government affairs, legal and operations.
For USBE&IT’s October 2011 cover, Butler talked to Frank McCoy about the utility industry, the merger of Exelon and Constellation, and opportunities for STEM students, in “One on One with a Top Energy Leader”