Ronald L. Litzinger is president of Southern California Edison, which serves more
than 14 million people in 15 counties of Central, Coastal and Southern California
and is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric utilities.
Previously, Litzinger was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Edison
Mission Group (EMG), the competitive power generation business of SCE’s parent
company, Edison International.
Litzinger joined Edison as an engineer at SCE in 1986 and since has served in a
variety of capacities throughout Edison International’s companies.
Highlights of Litzinger’s career include his instrumental role in getting EME’s
Sunrise power plant in Bakersfield, California, online in less than a year, helping to
ease the energy constraints of the California power crisis of 2000-2001. He also
played an important role in helping EMG get back to financial strength from 2002 to
2004 and in architecting Edison International’s 2004 strategic plan.
Before joining Edison, Litzinger was an engineer for Texaco subsidiaries.
He serves on the board of directors of the Long Beach Symphony Association and on the Visiting Committee at the University of Washington’s College of Engineering.
Litzinger earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of
Washington and a master’s degree in management from the University of