www.ceotodaymagazine.com 20 CEO Today USAAwards 2018 CALIFORNIA JEFFREY W. MARTIN Chairman & CEO of Sempra Energy FIRM PROFILE Sempra Energy is an energy infrastructure company focused on two main ideals — supporting the communities we serve and planning for our shared tomorrow. Our approximately 20,000 employees pride themselves as leaders in the energy industry, serving more than 40 million consumers worldwide. From our San Diego headquarters to our operations throughout the Americas, we are making great strides in developing forward-thinking energy solutions and delivering the everyday power our customers count on. Sempra Energy generated more than $11 billion in revenues in 2017 and total shareholder return of 134 percent over the past 10 years. With impactful strategies in place and an inspiring vision, our strong financial performance will keep us on the path for sustainable long-term growth. Diversity and inclusion have been core values at Sempra Energy for decades. Empowering our employees to be their whole selves at work is our competitive advantage. This is where new ideas come from and meaningful collaboration gets an authentic start. By bringing together people with different perspectives, diverse backgrounds and real commitment to their own individuality, we have built a stronger business. Our focus on diversity also extends to our suppliers. We believe in sourcing goods and services from diverse businesses and have consistently exceeded our own goals as well as those set by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). We also support supplier diversity with programs designed to help these companies grow, such as technical assistance, business boot camps and educational series. By bringing together employees and suppliers with unique perspectives and different approaches, our diversity efforts are driving exceptional business performance. www.sempra.com ABOUT JEFFREY W. MARTIN Jeffrey W. Martin is chairman and chief executive officer of Sempra Energy. Martin has served as Sempra Energy’s chief executive officer since May 2018 and, as chairman, since December 2018. Previously, Martin was executive vice president and chief financial officer for Sempra Energy from 2017 to 2018. Prior to that, from 2014 through 2016, he served as chief executive officer of San Diego Gas & Electric, one of Sempra Energy’s regulated California utilities. From 2010 through 2013, Martin was president and chief executive officer of Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Sempra Generation, the predecessor companies of Sempra Energy’s renewable energy and midstream businesses. Martin also was previously vice president of investor relations of Sempra Energy. He first joined Sempra Energy in 2004 as a principal working in Sempra Energy’s mergers and acquisitions group. Before joining Sempra Energy, Martin was chief financial officer of NewEnergy, Inc. Also, he formerly served as corporate counsel at UniSource Energy Corporation and was an attorney at the law firm of Snell & Wilmer, LLP, where his transactional practice focused on corporate and commercial finance and real estate. Martin currently serves on the board of directors of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC. He also is on the Business Roundtable and the board of trustees of the University of San Diego, in addition to being a member of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council. Martin recently served on the boards of directors of the Edison Electric Institute, California Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Manufacturers. Martin holds a bachelor’s degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Texas, El Paso, and a law degree from the University of Miami.