Sempra Energy announced that Kathleen L. Brown has been appointed to the company's board of directors.
"With her extensive background in investment banking and public service, Kathleen Brown provides our board with valuable experience in a broad range of financial and legal issues," said Debra L. Reed, chairman and CEO of Sempra Energy.
Brown's experience includes 18 years as a senior executive in the financial sector and 16 years of service in the public sector, including a term as California's state treasurer.
Prior to joining Sempra Energy's board, Brown worked 12 years in leadership positions at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a global investment banking and securities firm. From 2011 to 2013, she served as the chairman of investment banking for the firm's Midwest division in Chicago. She was managing director and head of the firm's Los Angeles-based western region public sector and infrastructure group from 2003 to 2011.
Brown retired from Goldman Sachs in 2013. From 1995 to 2001, she served in several senior positions with Bank of America.
Sempra Energy now has 12 board members.