OGE Energy Corp. named W. Bryan Buckler chief financial officer effective January 1, 2021.
He will replace Steve Merrill who is retiring after 13 years with the company, where he held several key leadership roles at Enogex, Enable and his current role of CFO at OGE, which he assumed in 2014.
Buckler, 48, joins OGE from Duke Energy Corporation, where he has served in various capacities since September 2006, most recently as Vice President, Investor Relations.
Other roles at Duke include Financial Planning & Analysis Director, Director of Regulated Accounting and Assistant Treasurer and Director of Corporate Finance. Prior to joining Duke, Buckler served at Ernst and Young LLP for 11 years.
“I’m pleased to appoint Bryan to this crucial role,” said OGE Energy Chairman, President and CEO Sean Trauschke. “His capital markets experience, specifically in the utility sector, will be invaluable. Bryan is a recognized financial leader who will continue to help grow and strengthen our company for many years to come.
Source: OGE Energy Corp.