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Electric power industry executive

Ellen T. Ruff, electric power industry executive. Member North Carolina Citizens Executive Committee, North Carolina State Bar, Mecklenburg County Bar Association; board directors North Carolina Economic Development Board, since 2006, United Way Central Carolinas. Member of American Bar Association.


Ruff, Ellen T. was born on October 1, 1948 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States.


Bachelor in Business, Simmons College. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill.


Attorney Aqua America Inc., 1978, board directors, since 2006. Attorney, legal department Duke Power Company (subsidiary Duke Energy Corporation), 1978, senior vice president, asset management, 2001. Vice president, general counsel, electric operations Duke Energy Corporation, 1997, vice president, general counsel, corporation gas and electric operations, 1999, senior vice president, general counsel, 2001, senior vice president, power policy and planning, 2003, group vice president, power policy and planning, 2004, group vice president, planning and external relations, 2005, president, office nuclear development, since 2008.

President Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (subsidiary Duke Energy Corporation), 2006—2008.


Member, Legal Department, Akzona, Incorporated, 1974-1978. North Carolina State Bar Councillor. Member: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and American (Member, Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law) Bar Associations.

North Carolina State Bar. American Society of Corporate Secretaries. (Secretary and Deputy General Counsel).


Married Tom; 3 children.