Kevin Fletcher was named president – WEC Energy Group in October 2018. In this role, Fletcher is responsible for the operational and financial performance of the seven utilities that are part of WEC Energy Group.
Fletcher previously served as president – We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service since May 2016. He assumed responsibilities as president – Minnesota Energy Resources Corp., Michigan Gas Utilities and Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corp. in September 2018. Fletcher also has been responsible for the supplier diversity initiative across all of WEC Energy Group’s utilities.
Prior to the formation of WEC Energy Group, Fletcher served as senior vice president – customer operations for We Energies. In that role, he had overall responsibility for the planning, engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of the company’s electric and natural gas distribution systems in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Prior to joining We Energies, Fletcher was vice president – community and economic development at Georgia Power, Southern Co.’s largest subsidiary. In his 34-year career with Southern Co. in Atlanta – 16 of those years as an officer – Fletcher held leadership positions in operations, customer service, marketing and sales.
Fletcher began his career at Georgia Power in 1977, and held a variety of positions including Southwest District manager; assistant to the senior vice president of marketing; assistant to the president and CEO of Southern Co.; vice president of marketing and new business development at Southern Company Services; president and CEO of Southern Company Energy Solutions; vice president of retail sales and service; and vice president of marketing and customer service.
Fletcher holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. He also completed Harvard Business School’s advanced management program.
Fletcher is a member of the board of directors of the American Gas Association and Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) Board of Regents. He also serves on the board of directors for the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County.
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