Timothy Cawley Named O&R President and CEO

Cawley succeeds John McAvoy

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PEARL  RIVER, NY Sept. 20, 2013 — Timothy P. Cawley, the senior vice president of Central Operations at  Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., was today named president and  chief executive officer of Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R)  effective December 1, 2013.

Cawley succeeds John McAvoy, who served as O&R’s president and chief  executive officer for a year and was today named president and chief executive  officer of Con Edison, Inc. to succeed Kevin Burke. Burke will retire as  president and CEO on December 31 and will remain the non-executive chairman of  the board for a transition period.

As senior vice president of Central Operations, Cawley has  responsibilities for planning, design, operations and maintenance of electric  generation, transmission and substations systems, the generation and  distribution of the steam system and construction activities for the company.

Cawley has served in numerous positions of increasing responsibility  since joining Con Edison in 1987 including vice president of Substation  Operations, vice president of Bronx and Westchester Electric Operations,  general manager of Transmission Operations and previously at O&R, director  of Gas Operations.

Cawley holds an MBA from New York University and a BS in electrical  engineering from Union College.

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