Cartwright, Peter 1930– (International Directory of Business Biographies)
Chairman, chief executive officer, and president, Calpine
Born: January 1930, in New York.
Education: Princeton University, BS, 1952; Columbia University, MS, 1953.
Family: Married June (maiden name unknown); children: four.
Career: General Electric, 1960979, worked in nuclear plant construction, project management, and new business development; Gibbs and Hill, 1979984, engineering consultant; Calpine, 1984 chairman, chief executive officer, and president.
Address: Calpine, 50 West San Fernando Street, San Jose, California 95113; http://www.calpine.com.
Peter Cartwright cofounded Calpine Corporation in 1984 after a long career in engineering that included building nuclear power plants around the world for General Electric. Cartwright established Calpine as a firm that provided management services to independent power generation companies but went on to build Calpine into one of the largest independent power...
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