Peter A. Darbee, a veteran of the energy, telecommunications, and investment banking industries, is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of PG&E Corporation, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Based in San Francisco, PG&E Corporation is a $35 billion energy-based holding company that owns Pacific Gas and Electric Company, one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. The utility serves 15 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in Northern and Central California.
Darbee, 55, joined PG&E Corporation in 1999 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Advanced Fibre Communications, Inc. (AFC), a telecommunications manufacturer of digital loop carrier systems. Before joining AFC, he was Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Controller of Pacific Bell.