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CENTERIOR ENERGY BOARD ELECTS FARLING CHAIRMAN

 CENTERIOR ENERGY BOARD ELECTS FARLING CHAIRMAN
 INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors


of Centerior Energy Corp. (NYSE: CX) today elected Robert J. Farling as chairman, president and chief executive officer, effective March 1. Farling, 55, has been president and chief operating officer since 1988.
 He succeeds Richard A. Miller, who is retiring at age 65. Miller will remain a member of the Centerior board. He had been chairman and CEO since Oct. 1, 1988. Centerior provides electric service to one million customers in Northern Ohio. Its operating utilities are The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company and The Toledo Edison Company.
 Miller said he is pleased at the election of his successor. "I have great respect for Bob Farling and the Centerior management team," he said. "Leadership of the Company is passing into excellent hands."
 Farling earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Case Institute of Technology in 1958 and his Master's of Business Administration Degree from Western Reserve University in 1965. He is a 1973 graduate of the Case Western Reserve University Advanced Management Program and a 1985 graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.
 He joined CEI in 1959 and advanced through various management positions in marketing, consumer services, and system operations. He was named vice president-Administration in 1980. He became president of CEI and executive vice president of Centerior Energy when the CEI-Toledo Edison affiliation creating Centerior was completed in April 1986. He was named chairman and CEO of the operating subsidiaries in 1988.
 Farling is a member of the boards of directors of National City Bank and the Greater Cleveland Growth Association. He is division chairman of the Cleveland Area Development Corporation. In 1991, he chaired the fund-raising drive for the Greater Cleveland United Way. In addition, he is a trustees of Case Western Reserve University, Leadership Cleveland, and the Kiwanis Club of Metro-West Cleveland.
 He and his wife Peggy reside in Westlake. They have six children and three grandchildren.
 After service in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1947, Miller obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Western Reserve University in 1950 and an LL.B. degree from Harvard Law School in 1953.
 He began his business career in 1953 as an attorney with the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company. He joined CEI in 1960, became controller in 1962, vice president-Finance in 1969, and executive vice president in 1977. He was elected president of CEI in September 1983 and president of Centerior Energy when the CEI-Toledo Edison affiliation was finalized in April 1986.
 Miller and his wife Carol live in Aurora. They have two children and two grandchildren.
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 /CONTACT: Lee Bailey of Centerior Energy, 216-447-3235 or 216-623-1060, after hours/
 (CX) CO: Centerior Energy ST: Ohio IN: UTI SU: PER


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