FirstEnergy Names Ebony Yeboah-Amankwah Vice President, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Ethics Officer

July 19, 2017

The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has elected Ebony L. Yeboah-Amankwah vice president, corporate secretary and chief ethics officer, effective July 30, 2017.  She was previously vice president, State and Federal Regulatory Legal Affairs, at the company. 

In her new role, Yeboah-Amankwah will serve as a primary liaison to the Board of Directors and oversee the Corporate, Real Estate and Records & Information Compliance departments.  She replaces Ketan K. Patel, who left the company in May to pursue other opportunities. 

Yeboah-Amankwah joined FirstEnergy in 2005 as an attorney in the Legal Department.  Following a series of promotions, she was named executive director of State Affairs in 2011, then executive director, State and FERC Legal Affairs in 2012.  She was named to her current position in January 2017, with responsibilities including labor, employment, benefits, real estate and tax law, as well as management of state and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission legal regulatory affairs.  

Yeboah-Amankwah holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and philosophy from Washington & Jefferson College, and a law degree from Washington and Lee University.

FirstEnergy is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence.  Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York.  The company's transmission subsidiaries operate more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.  Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp or online at www.firstenergycorp.com.

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FirstEnergy Corp.

76 S Main St
Akron, Ohio
United States, OH 44308

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