Thomas J. May

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Boston Edison Co.

Thomas J. May

Thomas J. May

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Boston Edison Co.

Overview
Career Highlights

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Boston Edison Co.
Eversource Energy

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3771

Primary Location

WESTWOOD, MA, United States

Number of Boards

35

Birthday

1947

Age

72

Number of Awards

4

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Eversource Energy

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Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Eversource Energy

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Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Eversource Energy

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Eversource Energy

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Executive Vice President-Human Resources & Information Technology at Eversource Energy

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Director at Eversource Energy Service Co.

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Former Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Eversource Energy

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Liberty Mutual Holding Co., Inc.

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General Partner at New Heritage Capital LLC

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Director & Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations at Eversource Energy Service Co.

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Thomas J. May
Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Boston Edison Co.
Education
MS in Finance
Class of 1980

Bentley University is one of the nation's leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world.

BS in Business Administration/Accounting
Class of 1969

Stonehill is a selective Catholic college located near Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student:faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages over 2,300 students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields. The Stonehill community helps students to develop the knowledge, skills, and character to meet their professional goals and to live lives of purpose and integrity.

Advanced Management Program

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
1999 - 2012

NSTAR provided electric and gas utilities. The company was founded on April 20, 1999 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

President & Chief Executive Officer
1993 - 1999

Boston Edison Co. is an energy delivery company engaged primarily in the transmission and distribution of energy. Boston Edison serves approximately 695,000 electric customers in the City of Boston and 39 surrounding communities. Boston Edison currently supplies electricity at retail to an area of 590 square miles. It also supplies electricity at wholesale for resale to municipal electric departments. The company is incorporated in 1886 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of NSTAR. It located in Boston, MA.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2012 - 2016

At Northeast Utilities, our vision is summed up in the words Energy, Growth, and Leadership. Today, the key elements are in place to support our vision – a focused business strategy to guide us, a streamlined organizational structure to support us, and a renewed commitment to serve our customers, our shareholders, our company and each other to the best of our abilities. Our strategic decision to focus on regulated business opportunities has strengthened our company’s financial position, though many challenges remain – a volatile energy marketplace, rising energy prices and meeting the increasing service expectations of our customers and the communities we serve. Using this vision to guide us will enable us to meet these challenges now and in the future

Boards & Committees
Independent Chairman of the Board
2016 - Current

Viacom, Inc. is a global entertainment content company, which connects with audiences through compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, brands for consumer products, social media and other entertainment content. It operates business through Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment segments. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content, services, and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors, and retailers. The Media Networks segment delivers advertising and marketing services under advanced marketing solutions portfolio. The company was founded by Sumner M. Redstone on May 3, 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chairman of the Board
Current - 2016

The Connecticut Light & Power Co. provides electric utility services and engages in the purchase, transmission, delivery, and sale of electricity to its residential, commercial, and industrial customers. It operates as a subsidiary of Eversource Energy. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Berlin, CT.

Member, Board of Directors
2004 - Current

Bank of America Corp. is a bank and financial holding company, which engages in the provision of banking and nonbank financial services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth and Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and All Other. The Consumer Banking segment offers credit, banking, and investment products and services to consumers and small businesses. The Global Wealth and Investment Management provides client experience through a network of financial advisors focused on to meet their needs through a full set of investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products. The Global Banking segment deals with lending-related products and services, integrated working capital management and treasury solutions to clients, and underwriting and advisory services. The Global Markets segment includes sales and trading services, as well as research, to institutional clients across fixed-income, credit, currency, commodity, and equity businesses. The All Other segment consists of asset and liability management activities, equity investments, non-core mortgage loans and servicing activities, the net impact of periodic revisions to the mortgage servicing rights (MSR) valuation model for both core and non-core MSRs, other liquidating businesses, residual expense allocations and other. The company was founded by Amadeo Peter Giannini in 1904 is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

Chair, Board of Trustees
1993 - Current

Stonehill is a selective Catholic college located near Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student:faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages over 2,300 students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields. The Stonehill community helps students to develop the knowledge, skills, and character to meet their professional goals and to live lives of purpose and integrity.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Since its founding in 1947, Dana-Farber has been committed to providing adults and children with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow's cures through cutting-edge research. Read about our history, our breakthroughs, and the resources that help us support the health of our neighborhoods and communities.

Director
Current

Edison Electric Institute provides reference materials and information resources on the electricity industry to its members. It offers public policy leadership, strategic business intelligence, and essential conferences and forums. The company was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K +
2014

Stonehill is a selective Catholic college located near Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student:faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages over 2,300 students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields. The Stonehill community helps students to develop the knowledge, skills, and character to meet their professional goals and to live lives of purpose and integrity.

$25K - $50K

Boston Symphony Orchestra Inc. performs symphony orchestra concerts. The organization performs concerts in Japan, China, South America, and Europe. The firm offers educational and training programs for professional musicians. The company was founded in 1881 by Henry Lee Higginson and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Ambassador to New Zealand at United States Department of State

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Eversource Energy raised money in a private placement transaction

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Morgan Stanley, Veolia Environment, Veolia Energy North America LLC, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, Inc. purchase MATEP LLC from NSTAR

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
2011
NACD Directorship 100 Hall of Fame
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
Boy Scouts of America - Distinguished Citizen Award
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