People: Evergy Inc (EVRG.N)
17 Sep 2020
Mr. Terry D. Bassham serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Bassham is President and Chief Executive Officer of Evergy. Mr. Bassham was Chairman of the Board of Directors (2013-2018), President (2011-2018) and Chief Executive Officer (2012-2018) of Great Plains Energy and Kansas City Power & Light Company (“KCP&L”) prior to the merger with Westar Energy that resulted in the formation of Evergy. Prior to that, Mr. Bassham served in various capacities at Great Plains Energy and KCP&L, including as Chief Operating Officer (2011-2012), Executive Vice President of Finance and Strategic Development and Chief Financial Officer (2005-2010) and KCP&L’s Executive Vice President of Utility Operations (2010-2011). Before joining KCP&L, Mr. Bassham was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer for El Paso Electric Company (2001-2005) in Texas, where he oversaw the financial, treasury, regulatory and administrative functions. He originally joined El Paso Electric Company as General Counsel (1996-2001) with responsibility for legislative affairs, regulatory affairs and corporate governance. Mr. Bassham serves on the Board of Directors of Commerce Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH) (since 2013), a bank holding company based in Kansas City, Missouri, where he serves on the audit and risk committee and compensation and human resources committee. Additionally, Mr. Bassham holds leadership positions at the Electric Power Research Institute and various charitable, non-profit and civic organizations. Mr. Bassham holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Texas-Arlington and a Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary’s University Law School in San Antonio, Texas, and has completed the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Nuclear Reactor Technology Course for Executives at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||950,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||2,768,830|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||2,075,150|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||5,793,980|