The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has also named Fong Wan as senior vice president for energy procurement, and Albert Torres as vice president for customer operations. Additionally, John Conway, senior vice president and chief nuclear officer, will also assume responsibilities for non-nuclear generation.

In his role Mr Bell will continue his leadership and oversight of PG&E’s supply chain, materials operations, supplier diversity, transportation services, corporate real estate, environmental, technical and land services work.

As senior vice president for energy procurement, Mr Wan will continue to be responsible for gas and electric supply planning and policies, market assessment and quantitative analysis, supply development, procurement and settlement. All appointments are effective October 1, 2008.