SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date earliest event reported) February 25, 2019
Registrant, State of Incorporation,
Address and Telephone Number
(a Delaware corporation)
639 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70113
Telephone (504) 576-400
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On February 25, 2019, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Entergy Corporation (the Company”) elected M. Elise Hyland to the Board, effective March 4, 2019. Ms. Hyland was elected to serve until the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) and will be included among the nominees for election by the shareholders at that meeting. The Board has also determined that Ms. Hyland qualifies as an independent director under the rules of the New York Stock Exchange and the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines. In connection with the election of Ms. Hyland, the Board of Directors increased the size of the Board to 10 members, also effective March 4, 2019.
Prior to her retirement in 2018, Ms. Hyland, 59, served as Senior Vice President of EQT Corporation and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of EQT Midstream Services, LLC. During her career at EQT, she also served as Executive Vice President of Midstream Operations and Engineering, President of Commercial Operations, President, EQT Midstream Services, and President of Equitable Gas Company. She received an MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business, and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in metallurgical engineering and materials science from Carnegie-Mellon.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Hyland and any other person pursuant to which she was elected as a director of the Company. In connection with her appointment and service to the Board, Ms. Hyland will be entitled to receive the same compensation as all other non-employee directors of the Company, including receiving a pro rata portion of this compensation through the Annual Meeting.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
By: /s/ Marcus V. Brown________________
Marcus V. Brown
Executive Vice President and
Dated: February 28, 2019