Kirkland B. Andrews
Mr. Andrews serves as Chief Financial Officer of NRG Energy, Inc. (“NRG”), a Fortune 500 integrated power company, Mr. Andrews leads all of NRG’s corporate financial functions, including treasury, financial planning, accounting, risk management, tax, insurance, supply chain and investor relations. He also plays an instrumental role in formulating and executing NRG’s capital allocation strategies and in financing the company’s repowering initiatives. Mr. Andrews joined NRG in 2011 after a successful 15-year career in investment banking. Mr. Andrews served as Managing Director and Head of Power Mergers and Acquisitions and subsequently headed the North American Power Investment Banking group at Citigroup Global Markets. Later, he served as Managing Director and co-head of Power and Utilities–Americas at Deutsche Bank. Mr. Andrews also serves on the board of directors for RPM International (NYSE: RPM), a high-performance coating, sealants and specialty chemicals company, where he serves on the Audit Committee and co-chairs its Operating Improvement Committee. Mr. Andrews holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Wake Forest University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.