Ameren Elects New Board Member

The board of directors of Ameren Corporation announced that Leo S. Mackay, Jr. has been elected to the Ameren board of directors effective immediately.

Mackay brings extensive senior leadership experience to the Ameren board of directors. He has served in multiple senior leadership roles at Lockheed Martin, where he is currently senior vice president of ethics and enterprise assurance. In that role, Mackay leads Lockheed's award-winning ethics program and its enterprise risk management function. As the company's chief sustainability officer, he is responsible for ensuring responsible growth and global corporate citizenship. 

Mackay is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and spent three years flying the F-14, graduating from the U.S. Navy's Fighter Weapons School. He is a veteran of Operation Earnest Will. Mackay served as the deputy secretary and designated chief operating officer of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from 2001-2003.

"We are excited to have Leo join Ameren's board of directors," said Warner L. Baxter, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren. "In addition to his distinguished service in the U.S. Navy, he brings to us an extensive experience in sustainability, enterprise risk management, ethics, compliance and public policy that will help us advance our efforts even further in environmental, social and governance matters for the benefit of our customers, communities and shareholders."

Mackay earned a master's degree and doctorate in public policy from Harvard University. His honors include being a Kennedy Fellow and a Harvard MacArthur Scholar.

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