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Bruce Stewart Joins Direct Energy as President of North America Home

Direct Energy, a subsidiary of Centrica plc, welcomes Bruce Stewart as the new president of North America Home, serving 3.4 million residential and small business customers in 50 states and 8 Canadian provinces. Direct Energy Home includes energy, home services and solutions brands: First Choice Power™, CPL Retail Energy™, WTU Retail Energy™, Home Warranty of America (HWA™), One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning®, Mister Sparky® electric, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing®, AWHR, and Airtron®.
As president of North America Home, his responsibilities include managing the overall strategy and direction of the residential businesses and brands. He joins us with over 27 years of leadership and innovation in the energy, internet, mobile,cable and technology sectors at companies including GE, Constellation/Exelon, Yahoo, AOL/Netscape, Exodus and InterMedia Cable.
“Bruce has a strong track record of delivering growth and innovation in consumer facing businesses in the energy, internet, mobile, cable and technology industries” noted Mark Hodges, Centrica Consumer Chief Executive. “Bruce is passionate about driving transformation and has experience launching new customer focused products, services and technology platforms that work for customers, and we welcome his leadership as we seek to achieve our growth ambitions.”
Stewart has held numerous professional, volunteer and charitable board memberships, including service on the boards of Houston Habitat for Humanity, National Cable Television Association (NCTA) Corporate Counsel Committee, Project Rebirth Board, Comprehensive Care Center, Inc. Board, Collider Media, and the Cable PAC President’s Club.
Stewart graduated with a juris doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, and a Bachelor of Arts from Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Direct Energy is one of North America’s largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home and business energy-related services with over four million customers. Direct Energy gives customers choice, simplicity, and innovation where energy, data, and technology meet. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), an international energy and services company, Direct Energy, its subsidiaries and/or affiliates, operate in 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and eight provinces in Canada. To learn more about Direct Energy, please visit

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