Debra L. Reed-Klages
2019 Dorman Lecture
Retired Chairman, President and CEO of Sempra Energy
Abstract: Q and A Session
Debra-Reed Klages is a distinguished individual, having served as Executive Vice President of Sempra Energy from 2010 to 2011, Chief Executive Officer from 2011, Chairman from 2012, and President from 2017 until her retirement in 2018 of Sempra Energy, an energy services holding company whose operating units invest in, develop and operate energy infrastructure, and provide electric and gas services to customers in North and South America. Sempra Energy has had more than $11 billion in revenue and currently contains more than 20,000 employees who serve approximately 43,000 million consumers with energy services in the U.S., Mexico, Chile and Peru. Some of her personal awards include the 2018 California Women Lead “Woman of the Year” award and inclusion in the National Diversity Council’s “50 Most Powerful Women in Oil and Gas” in 2017.