Executive Vice President, People, Shared Services and Supply Chain | PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Julius Cox is Executive Vice President, People, Shared Services and Supply Chain of Pacific Gas and Electric Company and PG&E Corporation.
Cox started with PG&E in February 2021 and is responsible for ensuring the company has the people, skills, resources and tools to meet its customers' expectations. He leads the Human Resources, Supply Chain and Shared Services teams.
Cox has 20 years of energy industry experience, most recently serving as Chief Human Resources Officer at American Electric Power (AEP) from October 2019 to January 2021. Cox had responsibility for strategically aligning human resources functions and processes in support of AEP's overall business strategy including oversight of employee relations, leadership and organization development, culture and diversity, benefits and compensation, operations, wellness and productivity for AEP's 18,000 employees.
Prior to AEP, Cox was Chief Transformation Officer at Dynegy, a Houston-based power producer that is now part of Vistra Energy, where he and his team championed a culture of performance and process improvements across the company. Prior to that role, Cox served as the Chief Administration Officer and was responsible for human resources, information technology, business services, investor relations, regulatory and governmental affairs and communications. Cox joined Dynegy in 2001 as a human resources director and held progressive leadership roles in human resources.
Before joining Dynegy, Cox was a consultant at Arthur Andersen and worked in human resources roles at Shell Oil and Neiman Marcus.
A native of Houston, Texas, Cox earned a bachelor's degree in business management and a master's degree in human resource management from Texas A&M University. He also completed the Wharton Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania and previously served as an Independent Director for the Midwest Reliability Organization.