Gregory E. Abel
Chairman, President and CEO
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company
Gregory E. Abel, 51, is chairman, president and CEO of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, based in Des Moines, Iowa.
Through its energy-related businesses, MidAmerican provides electric and natural gas service to more than 8.4 million customers worldwide. These businesses are Pacific Power, Rocky Mountain Power and PacifiCorp Energy, comprising PacifiCorp; MidAmerican Energy Company; NV Energy; Northern Natural Gas Company and Kern River Gas Transmission Company, comprising MidAmerican Energy Pipeline Group; Northern Powergrid Holdings Company; MidAmerican Renewables; MidAmerican Transmission; CalEnergy; and HomeServices of America, Inc., which is the second-largest residential real estate brokerage firm in the U.S.
Abel serves as chairman and CEO of PacifiCorp, as chairman of Northern Powergrid, and as a director of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, Kern River, Northern Natural Gas and HomeServices.
Abel serves on the board and executive committee of the Edison Electric Institute and the Greater Des Moines Partnership. He also serves on the H.J. Heinz Company board of directors; the Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited board of directors; the Kum & Go, L.C. board of directors; the executive board of the Mid-Iowa Council Boy Scouts of America; the American Football Coaches Foundation board of directors; and is a past member of the Drake University board of trustees.