Constellation Energy Group, Inc. (Constellation) has appointed Carim V Khouzami as executive director of investor relations, effective January 21, 2009. Most recently, Khouzami served as director, corporate strategy and development. In his new rolae, he assumes responsibility of Constellation's investor relations function. Khouzami will be reporting to Jonathan W Thayer, senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for Constellation.

Khouzami joined Constellation in February 2005, succeeds Kevin W. Hadlock, who has been recently appointed CFO for its subsidiary, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company. Khouzami has also served as a director in the corporate strategy and development group, where he has was responsible for merger and acquisition activities, including acquisition due diligence and strategic analysis, and the treasury group, where he worked on the financing framework for contemplated transactions and capital projects and performed other treasury-related analysis. Prior to joining Constellation, Khouzami served as an investment banker with Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. and Bank of America.

Khouzami received a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School and a bachelor of arts degree from Vanderbilt University.

Carim’s solid understanding of the energy industry, strong background in corporate strategy, and exceptional financial and business acumen will prove beneficial in this critically important function, said Thayer. Carim possesses the analytical and financial communications skills necessary to effectively articulate Constellation Energy’s business strategy to our investors.