David Campbell

Chairman and CEO

David Campbell joined Evergy in January 2021 as President and CEO and in May 2024 became Chairman and CEO. Under Campbell’s leadership, Evergy focuses on providing safe, affordable, and reliable service to its 1.7 million electric customers in Kansas and Missouri. The company’s corporate initiatives and capital investments target an enhanced customer experience, grid modernization, improved reliability and resiliency, cost competitiveness, and the ongoing transition of the company’s generation fleet. These initiatives support economic development and enable the company to provide affordable and regionally competitive rates for customers, while at the same time advancing the sustainability goals of Evergy and its stakeholders. Campbell and his team are dedicated to ensuring that Evergy provides a rewarding and professional work environment for employees and engages as a trusted partner in the communities Evergy serves.

Prior to joining Evergy, Campbell served in executive leadership roles at Vistra Corp, the largest power company in Texas, and its predecessor companies Energy Future Holdings and TXU Corp. He also served as chief executive officer of InfraREIT, leading the company through its initial public offering in 2015 and sale to Oncor four years later. Prior to joining TXU in 2004, Campbell was a partner at McKinsey & Company.

Active in the community and the power industry, Campbell serves on the boards of the Kansas City Area Development Council, the Truman Library Institute, the Electric Power Research Institute, the Edison Electric Institute, and Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited. Campbell is also a member of the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City and the Leadership Council of the Yale School of the Environment.

Campbell is a graduate of Yale University, Harvard Law School and Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.

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