Exelon, PECO veteran is 2018 Executive of the Year
EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Denis O’Brien, a 36-year veteran of Exelon Corp. and PECO, was named 2018 Executive of the Year by the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry Thursday night.
O’Brien was honored for his civic leadership in making a positive impact on the region during the chamber’s annual dinner at Longwood Gardens, with more than 300 in attendance. “Chester County is one of the fastest growing counties in Pennsylvania, and in order to meet that growth, we have invested hundreds of millions of dollars in advanced energy infrastructure and improvements to bring electricity and natural gas to homes and businesses,” O’Brien said.
O’Brien told the crowd that PECO realizes that land conservation is important to many people in Chester County.
“Your want of open spaces has inspired us to create a PECO green region grant program, which has given over $1 million to preserve open space,” he said. “We are thinking big, and we are thinking big with you.”
PECO Green Region has awarded $1.75 million to municipalities and nonprofit organizations since 2004. The total population of communities re
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“Your want of open spaces has inspired us to create a PECO green region grant program, which has given over $1 million to preserve open space. We are thinking big, and we are thinking big with you.” — Denis O’Brien, 2018 Executive of the Year