June 6, 2006
ROSEMEAD, Calif., June 6, 2006—The Edison International and Southern California Edison (SCE) boards of directors have elected Cecil House vice president of operations support and chief procurement officer.
House will be responsible for identifying corporate-wide opportunities in procurement and other operations support areas across Edison International.
“Cecil’s understanding of enterprise-wide procurement management, logistics processes, and customer-focused strategies are important skills he brings to this new position,” said John Fielder, president of SCE. “He will be a welcome addition to our management team.”
Prior to joining Edison, House was vice president of customer operations at Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSEG), New Jersey's largest electric and gas utility, in charge of revenue management, customer service, field operations, marketing, demand-side management, account management, and energy acquisition settlement functions. Prior to that, House was vice president of supply chain management at PSEG, responsible for managing $1.4 billion of non-fuel external expenditures, as well as process ownership of the inventory and logistics functions.
Prior to joining PSEG, House was vice president of business development at Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP). Earlier in his career with ADP, he was vice president and assistant general counsel. Before joining ADP, he was a partner at the law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery in New York and an associate in the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton.
House is a member of the New York and Virginia bars and is a certified purchasing manager. He earned his B.S. degree from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School, and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.
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Based in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International (NYSE: EIX) is the parent company of Southern California Edison and the Edison Mission Group.