Former Retail Supplier CEO Named President Of National Grid's U.S. Business
Badar Khan has been appointed President of the US Business for National Grid, following the departure of Dean Seavers at the end of 2019.
Khan has been acting as interim President since November 2019.
Badar Khan joined National Grid in April 2017 as Group Director Corporate Development and President, National Grid Ventures, which included responsibility for Group Strategy and National Grid Partners.
Prior to National Grid, Badar worked at Centrica plc for 14 years in the US and UK, including four years as CEO of Direct Energy, Centrica's North American subsidiary.
Jon Butterworth has been appointed Managing Director of National Grid Ventures and a member of the Group Executive Committee, after fulfilling this role on an interim basis since November 2019. Butterworth was previously Chief Operating Officer, Global Transmission, National Grid Ventures. He is also a non-executive director of South West Water.