Natural gas company Duke Energy has promoted Harry Sideris to president, the company announced March 15. The move will take effect April 1.

As president, Sideris, a 28-year company veteran, will have responsibility for Duke Energy's electric and gas utilities, including all aspects of customer service and operations. He most recently served as executive vice president (EVP) of customer experience, solutions and services. As president, he will report to Lynn Good, Duke Energy’s chair and CEO.

The company also announced the current executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Steve Young, is retiring from his role effective June 30. Young spent four decades in the industry, serving nine years as Duke Energy's EVP and CFO before taking on his current position in September 2022. He will continue with the company as a senior adviser to Duke Energy until that time.

As a result of Sideris' expanded scope and Young's planned retirement, Good's direct reports now include Sideris; Brian Savoy, EVP and chief financial officer; Louis Renjel, EVP and chief corporate affairs officer; and Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe, EVP, chief legal officer and corporate secretary.

Duke Energy also appointed Bonnie Titone, who most recently served as senior vice president (SVP) and chief information officer to the role of chief administrative officer. Sasha Weintraub, who most recently served as SVP and head of the company's natural gas business unit is being appointed SVP and chief customer officer.