John G. Russell

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at CMS Energy Corp.

John G. Russell

John G. Russell

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at CMS Energy Corp.

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Career Highlights

CMS Energy Corp.
Consumers Energy Company

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1120

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

1958

Age

63

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at PG&E Corp.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Consumers Energy Company

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President at Consumers Energy Foundation

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at CMS Energy Corp.

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Senior Vice President at CMS Enterprises Co.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at CMS Energy Corp.

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Former Chief Legal Counsel, Senior Vice President & General Counsel at CMS Energy Corp.

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General Partner at Shade Tree Investments Ltd.

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President & Director at Ford Holdings LLC

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Hubbell, Inc.

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John G. Russell
Former President & Chief Executive Officer at CMS Energy Corp.
Education
Program for Management Development
Class of 1994

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Bachelor's in Business Administration
Class of 1980

Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university located in East Lansing, Michigan, United States and is the first land-grant institution that was created to serve as a model for future land-grant colleges in the country under the 1862 Morrill Act. Michigan State has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League. Following the introduction of the Morrill Act, the college became coeducational and expanded its curriculum beyond agriculture. Today, MSU is the ninth-largest university in the United States, with 47,800 students and 2,954 faculty members.

Career History
Director
2001 - 2016

Consumers Energy Co. engages in the generation of electric power and distribution of natural gas. It operates wind energy parks, hydroelectric plants, and pumped storage hydro electricity plants. The company was founded by William Augustine Foote in 1886 and is headquartered in Jackson, MI.

Manager, Shipping Operation
1985 - 1987

Meijer, Inc. owns and operates supermarkets and pharmacies. It offers various products in the areas of baby and toddler, clothing and accessories, crafts and art supplies, electronics and computers, furniture and home products, garden and outdoor, gift cards, groceries, health and beauty, home utility and care, jewelry and watches, kitchen and dining, pet supplies, sporting goods, toys, games and bikes, and video games, as well as fresh produce and meat, pharmaceutical products, and apparel. The company was founded by Frederik Gerhard Hendrik Meijerand in 1934 and is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2010 - 2016

CMS Energy Corp. is a holding company, which engages in business through its subsidiaries. It operates through the following business segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity. The Gas Utility segment is comprised of the purchase, transmission, storage, distribution and sale of natural gas The Enterprises segment engages primarily in domestic independent power production, marketing of independent power production and the development and operation of renewable generation. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Jackson, MI.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2011 - Current

Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. With 2012 revenues of $3.0 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the People's Republic of China ("China"), Italy, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Australia. Hubbell also participates in joint ventures in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and maintains sales offices in Singapore, China, India, Mexico, South Korea, and countries in the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Shelton, CT.

Chairman, Board of Directors
2010 - Current

CMS Energy Corp. is a holding company, which engages in business through its subsidiaries. It operates through the following business segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity. The Gas Utility segment is comprised of the purchase, transmission, storage, distribution and sale of natural gas The Enterprises segment engages primarily in domestic independent power production, marketing of independent power production and the development and operation of renewable generation. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Jackson, MI.

Chairman, Board of Directors
2001 - Current

Consumers Energy Co. engages in the generation of electric power and distribution of natural gas. It operates wind energy parks, hydroelectric plants, and pumped storage hydro electricity plants. The company was founded by William Augustine Foote in 1886 and is headquartered in Jackson, MI.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Current
Chairman, Board of Directors
Current
Trustee
Current

Grand Valley State University (GVSU) offers the large number of academic programs and student life activities of a large university and the benefits of a smaller one. Located in Allendale, Michigan, Grand Valley State University has additional campus centers in Grand Rapids and other nearby cities. GVSU offers more than 200 programs of study, including more than 81 bachelor's degrees. Undergraduate majors include: * Art * Biomedical Science * Chinese Studies * Classical Studies * Creative Writing * Criminal Justice * Engineering * Film * Nursing * Tourism Management Grand Valley State's College life boasts more than 300 student clubs and organizations. While GVSU's offerings are numerous, students still benefit from small classes and close contact with faculty. The undergraduate admissions department requires applicants to submit an online application, an application fee, transcripts and ACT or SAT scores. In addition to GPA and test scores, the admissions department also evaluates class ranking and classes taken. They also consider extracurricular activities. Grand Valley State University offers need-based federal financial aid awards like loans, grants and work-study. Grand Valley State also awards scholarships. Some examples of scholarships are performing arts scholarships, academic scholarships and scholarships for transfer students.

Political Donations
$500
2015

Representative from Michigan's 6th Congressional District

$1,000
2013

Partner at Riecker, Van Dam, Barker & Black, P.C.

$250
2013

Former Representative from Michigan's 1st Congressional District

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