SCE Board Elects Thomas M. Noonan Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

May 19, 2005

May 19, 2005

ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 19, 2005—Southern California Edison (SCE), the utility subsidiary of Edison International, today announced that its board of directors has elected Thomas M. Noonan, 53, as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective June 1, 2005. 

Noonan currently serves as vice president and controller for Edison International and SCE.  He succeeds Jim Scilacci who became chief financial officer of the Edison Mission Energy Group of companies in March of this year.  As announced separately today, Linda G. Sullivan, currently assistant controller of Edison International and SCE, will replace Noonan as vice president and controller for both companies.

“Tom’s years of experience, coupled with his successful career as the company’s chief accounting officer in the regulatory and financial areas, have made him an integral part of our organization,” said SCE Chairman John Bryson.  “Tom will provide exceptional financial leadership at SCE and will be an excellent addition to our leadership team.”

Noonan began his Edison career nearly 30 years ago, as a regulatory cost specialist in the regulatory policy and affairs department and has served in both the treasurer’s department and the controller’s department.  He assumed his current role in 1999.  As the vice president and controller for the company, Noonan has had overall responsibility for corporate financial reporting and accounting, budgeting, payroll and property accounting.

Noonan earned an M.B.A. with an emphasis in finance, investments, and accounting from George Washington University.  He completed a leadership development program at the University of Southern California and is a certified public accountant.  He lives in Glendora, CA, with his wife and two sons.

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An Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, Southern California Edison is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, serving a population of more than 13 million via 4.6 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within central, coastal and Southern California.