NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) has named Zeeshan Sheikh its new senior vice president, Chief Information and Digital Officer. Sheikh's first day was Monday.
As the company's new CIDO, Sheikh will be responsible for leading, directing, planning and managing all information technology and digital needs in all areas of PSEG, including all ongoing business transformation strategies and improving the digital experience for customers and employees. Sheikh will report to PSEG Services Corp. President Derek DiRisio and will be a member of the Executive Officer Group.
"Technology will play a critical role in the future of PSEG, covering areas from asset and grid management, to data security, to the Energy Cloud, energy efficiency and customer service," DiRisio said. "We're lucky to have landed an individual like Zeeshan, who brings a track record of leadership, experience and innovation to the table."
Sheikh comes to PSEG after 18 years at Entergy Corp., where he most recently was vice president and Chief Information Officer. Born in Queens, N.Y., and raised in New Jersey, he is a graduate of Rutgers University.
"New Jersey is home to me," Sheikh said. "My entire career has been spent in the energy industry. I'm proud to begin the next chapter with a company like PSEG, helping to lead our customers and our communities toward a cleaner energy future."
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PSEG) (NYSE: PEG) is a publicly traded diversified energy company with approximately 13,000 employees. Headquartered in Newark, N.J., PSEG's principal operating subsidiaries are: Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), PSEG Power and PSEG Long Island. PSEG is a Fortune 500 company included in the S&P 500 Index and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for 12 consecutive years (https://corporate.pseg.com).
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