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Biography PhotoJames L. Robo

Mr. Robo has been chairman of the board since December 2013, and president and chief executive officer, and a director, of NextEra Energy since July 2012. He is also chairman of NextEra Energy’s subsidiary, Florida Power & Light Company (which has no publicly-traded stock). Prior to his succession to the role of chief executive officer, he had served as president and chief operating officer of NextEra Energy since 2006. Mr. Robo joined NextEra Energy as vice president of corporate development and strategy in March 2002 and became president of NextEra Energy Resources later in 2002. Mr. Robo is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the general partner of NextEra Energy Partners, LP, a publicly-traded limited partnership formed and controlled by NextEra Energy (and in which NextEra Energy owns an underlying approximate 65.2% economic interest as of March 2017). He is a director of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (since 2002), and has served as J.B Hunt’s lead independent director since 2012.