Gerard M. Anderson, Ford School alum, will become President and CEO of DTE Energy effective October 1st

September 28, 2010

Ford School alum Gerard M. Anderson (MPP '88) will become president and chief executive officer of DTE Energy beginning Oct. 1, taking the reins from his mentor, Anthony F. Earley Jr. Anderson has served as DTE Energy president and chief operating officer since 2005. Anderson has extensive experience in strategic planning and corporate and business development, and broad experience managing capital intensive industries.

Prior to joining DTE Energy, he was a senior consultant at McKinsey and Co. Inc., specializing in the energy sector and financial institutions. He has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and earned a master of business administration degree and a master of public policy degree from Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.