Applying his power to climate-change policy

James Rogers

Executive Snapshot

Who: James Rogers, chairman, president and chief executive 0fficer of Duke Energy.

Education: Earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and a law degree from the University of Kentucky.

What you may not know: He spent three years as a newspaper reporter in Lexington, Ky.

Personal: Rogers lives in North Carolina with his wife, Mary Ann. He has three children from a previous marriage and seven grandchildren.

About the author

Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, the most widely heard program on business and the economy in the country.


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