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NRG Welcomes Bruno Sarda as its New Sustainability Leader

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2016-- NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) is pleased to announce Bruno Sarda as its new Vice President, Sustainability. In this role, he will lead the development and execution of company-wide sustainability initiatives as well as help advance and drive better understanding of sustainability standards and solutions for new and existing customers.

“Bruno’s addition to NRG serves to greatly strengthen our efforts to develop company-wide, comprehensive sustainability solutions with the goals of improving performance and increasing efficiency,” said Mauricio Gutierrez, NRG President and Chief Executive Officer. “As an experienced commercial advisor to corporations large and small, he will also help NRG create multi-faceted solutions for our customers as they seek to balance their economic, environmental and social responsibilities.”

Sarda joins NRG from Dell, Inc. where he most recently served as director of sustainability and social responsibility and previously held leadership roles in Dell’s global e-Business division. He partnered with Dell’s sales organization and key corporate customers to drive collaboration and deepen business relationships; worked closely with Dell’s supply chain organization to bridge its sustainability efforts and global sourcing priorities and practices; and helped drive the strategy and launch of Dell’s highly acclaimed “2020 Legacy of Good Plan” in October 2013.

About NRG Sustainability

NRG continues to provide affordable, safe, reliable and cleaner energy, produced in ways that don’t limit the possibilities of tomorrow, because the company believes that future energy production can be both low carbon and low cost, and is committed to making this happen.

About NRG

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 200 company, NRG creates value through best in class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers, large and small, we continually innovate, embrace and implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy. We aim to be pioneers in developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

Source: NRG Energy, Inc.

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