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CONSOLIDATED EDISON, INC.
4 Irving Place
New York, New York 10003
This communication updates information included in, and should be read together with, the Companys definitive proxy statement dated April 8, 2014 (Proxy Statement).
As disclosed in the Proxy Statement, the Board of Directors of the Company determined that Kevin Burke should continue to serve as Chairman of the Board for an interim period after his retirement as the Companys President and Chief Executive Officer effective December 25, 2013. John McAvoy was promoted to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer and appointed to the Board upon Mr. Burkes retirement. On May 12, 2014, the Board appointed Mr. McAvoy to be Chairman of the Board, succeeding Mr. Burke. Mr. Burke continues to serve as a member of the Board. The Board determined that this leadership structure, which is consistent with the Companys historical leadership structure, is in the best interest of stockholders based upon Mr. McAvoys knowledge of the Company and the utility industry and his leadership, engineering, and operations experience.
A copy of the press release announcing that the Board of Directors has elected John McAvoy as Chairman of the Board is attached.