ComEd CEO Frank Clark looks back on his climb from the mail room

January 10, 2012

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After more than 45 years of service, Frank Clark will soon retire from ComEd as chairman and CEO.

Frank Clark began his career at Commonwealth Edison in the mailroom. More than 45 years later, he became chairman and CEO of the largest electric utility company in Illinois. Clark will retire next month but recently sat down for a chat with WBEZ’s Richard Steele. He began by telling Steele that his career at ComEd began with some basic knowledge of the company.

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