Bergstrom brings to our board of directors 35 years of leadership experience as CEO of Bergstrom Corp., one of the top 50 automotive dealership groups in America. With significant business operations in WEC Energy Group utilities’ service areas and customer service perspective, Bergstrom brings strong insight with respect to the needs and concerns of WEC Energy Group’s large retail customers, as well as perspective on the business environment in Wisconsin, home to WEC Energy Group’s corporate headquarters and largest utility subsidiaries. His deep governance knowledge, which includes over 50 years of combined experience as a director on the boards of other publicly traded U.S. corporations and regional nonprofit entities, including the Green Bay Packers Inc., is particularly valuable to board and committee discussions focused on executive compensation and succession planning matters, as well as strategic planning initiatives. With a focus on excellence, Bergstrom has attained the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) top designation of Board Leadership Fellow, and, in 2017, he was named to the NACD Directorship 100, which recognizes the top 100 most influential people in our nation’s boardrooms.
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