Duke Energy board appoints Wick Moorman as new board member

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Duke Energy's board of directors appointed former Norfolk Southern Corp. CEO and Executive Chairman Charles W. "Wick" Moorman as a new board member, effective March 1, 2016.

"Wick Moorman led one of America's largest and most important railroad businesses," said Duke Energy CEO, President and Chairman Lynn Good. "His experience and strategic insights will be invaluable in helping us deliver results for our customers, shareholders and communities."

Moorman served as the railroad company's CEO from 2005 to 2015 and executive chairman from 2006 until his retirement in 2015.

He joined Norfolk Southern in 1970, holding various leadership positions in the company's operations, human resources, labor relations, information technology and strategic planning units during the course of his career.

Moorman will serve on the nuclear oversight committee of Duke Energy's board.

He also serves on the boards of Chevron Corp., the Virginia Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, the Medical College Operating Board of the University of Virginia and the Georgia Tech Foundation.

Moorman, 64, is a graduate of Georgia Tech and Harvard Business School.

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