Media Contact: Steve Conroy, (626) 302-2255
Investor Relations Contact: Scott Cunningham, (626) 302-2540
ROSEMEAD, Calif., March 31, 2011 – The board of directors of Edison International (NYSE:EIX) has elected Janet Clayton to the position of senior vice president, Corporate Communications, effective April 4. In her role, Clayton will lead the corporate communications function across Edison International, including internal and external communications, corporate and brand positioning, and community relations and philanthropic programs.
“Janet brings a deep and highly regarded knowledge of media, philanthropy and community engagement,” said Ted Craver, chairman and chief executive officer of Edison International.
Clayton comes to Edison International from ThinkCure, the official charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers, an organization that she has been leading for the past three years. ThinkCure is an innovative, community-based nonprofit that raises funds for cancer research.
Prior to joining ThinkCure, Clayton had a distinguished career at the Los Angeles Times as a key member of the newspaper’s leadership team. She held numerous positions there including editor of the editorial pages where she determined the Times’ official opinions, and California section editor where she ran the largest news staff at the newspaper.
Clayton has received many accolades for excellence in her profession, including recognition as the editor of two Pulitzer Prize-winning series. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California.
About Edison International
Edison International, through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power and an investor in infrastructure and energy assets, including renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, and Edison Mission Group, a competitive power generation business.