Entergy Texas President & CEO, Sallie Rainer, Announces Retirement; Viamontes Named New Leader

NEW ORLEANS – Sallie Rainer, president and CEO of Entergy Texas Inc., will be retiring effective November 14, 2021, after more than 37 years with the company, Entergy announced today. Rainer, who assumed her current position in 2012, is responsible for the company’s customer service, resource planning, economic development, charitable contributions, regulatory and governmental affairs, and financial performance of Entergy’s Texas service territory.
“With her focus on improving our customer service and regulatory relationships in Texas, Sallie has been a champion for enhancing the lives of our Texas customers,” said Rod West, group president, utility operations. “From her charitable and community efforts to leading the modernization of our generation fleet with the construction of the Montgomery County Power Station, Sallie was dedicated to creating outcomes that benefitted southeast Texas. Her friendship and commitment to helping our key stakeholders will be sorely missed, and we thank her for her invaluable contributions to the Entergy family.”
Under Rainer’s leadership, Entergy Texas has executed a robust capital plan to modernize infrastructure and strengthen reliability, including more than $2 billion in new generation, transmission and distribution assets. Completed in 2021, the Montgomery County Power Station is the company’s first power plant in Texas since 1979. Entergy Texas has been recognized three times by JD Power & Associates as the top midsized utility brand across the Southeast, and customer rates have been among the lowest in the nation under Rainer’s tenure.
“It’s been a privilege and the highlight of my career to serve southeast Texas in this role,” said Rainer. “I am grateful and humbled by the excellent work of the men

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