Xcel Energy Elects New Board Member


Mary Burkhart  Xcel Energy has announced that has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors effective immediately. Burkhart is an accomplished executive with decades of experience in human resources compensation, culture, and diversity, equity and inclusion. She currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at Comerica Incorporated, a major financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. She is responsible for leading the bank’s people strategy and organization for the $94 billion company. Prior to her current role, Burkhart served as Senior Vice president and Director of Compensation. She joined Comerica in 1997.

“Megan is an outstanding leader and we’re pleased to have her join our board,” said Bob Frenzel, chairman, president and CEO of Xcel Energy. “Megan’s extensive HR experience in a heavily regulated industry will contribute to our continued Board excellence in oversight around the rapidly evolving world of people, executive compensation, DEI and environmental social governance.”

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