Gregory Edward Abel is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 9 different companies. Mr. Abel is Director & Vice Chairman-Non Insurance Operations at Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co. and Executive Vice President for National Indemnity Co. (both are subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.). Mr. Abel is also Executive Vice President at National Indemnity Co. and Director & Vice President at Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. and on the board of 14 other companies.
Mr. Abel previously was Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at MidAmerican Energy Co., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at PacifiCorp., Chairman at NV Energy, Inc., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co., Chief Executive Officer for MidAmerican Funding LLC, Chairman of Northern Powergrid Ltd., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Northern Powergrid Holdings Co., Chief Executive Officer for Northern Electric Plc, Executive Vice President at CalEnergy Co., Inc. and Manager at Pricewaterhouse LLP.
Mr. Abel received an undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta.