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Evergy Announces CFO Transition

Published by Todd Bush on June 10, 2024

Kirk Andrews to depart as CFO; Geoffrey Ley appointed acting CFO

Evergy, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVRG) announced today the departure of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Kirk Andrews. Andrews will leave to become CFO at Consolidated Edison, Inc (NYSE: ED). Evergy has named Geoffrey Ley, vice president, corporate planning and treasurer, as acting CFO, effective when Andrews leaves the company on June 21, 2024.

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Ley will serve as acting CFO while the company conducts an internal and external search for the role. Ley joined the company in 2021 and will continue with his current responsibilities in addition to serving as acting CFO. Prior to Evergy, Ley was vice president and chief financial officer at Hunt Refining Company, where he had primary oversight of the accounting, information technology, supply chain, and treasury functions. He also recently served in financial leadership roles at InfraREIT, TXU, and Energy Future Holdings Corporation.

“Kirk has been an invaluable member of Evergy’s executive leadership team since he joined the company in 2021 and we wish him all the best in the next chapter of his career,” said David Campbell, Evergy’s, chairman and chief executive officer. “Geoff brings an outstanding capability set to the role of acting CFO and I look forward to working closely with him as we advance Evergy’s strategic agenda.”

“While I’m excited about this next phase of my career and looking forward to being closer to my family, it has been a privilege to work at Evergy and further establish its position as a leading Midwest utility with a solid plan for the future,” said Andrews. “I am grateful for the opportunity I’ve had to work with the Evergy team. Having worked closely with Geoff Ley since bringing him on board shortly after I joined the team, I have every confidence that his significant leadership experience in finance and accounting roles, coupled with his understanding of our business will position him well to take on the role of acting CFO.”

About Evergy

Evergy, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVRG), serves 1.7 million customers in Kansas and Missouri. Evergy’s mission is to empower a better future. Our focus remains on producing, transmitting and delivering reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy for the benefit of our stakeholders. Today, about half of Evergy’s power comes from carbon-free sources, creating more reliable energy with less impact to the environment. We value innovation and adaptability to give our customers better ways to manage their energy use, to create a safe, diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees, and to add value for our investors. Headquartered in Kansas City, our employees are active members of the communities we serve.

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