FPL GROUP BOARD ADDS TWO NEW DIRECTORS
FPL GROUP BOARD ADDS TWO NEW DIRECTORS JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- FPL Group, Inc.
(NYSE: FPL) announced today the election of two new members to its board of directors. The additions are Andrew L. "Drew" Lewis Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Union Pacific Corporation, and Beverly F. Dolan, chairman and chief executive officer of Textron Inc.
The election of the two new directors, which is effective immediately, increases the board membership to 15 members. Lewis, 60, has served in a variety of positions in industry and government. He was deputy chairman of the Republican National Committee in 1980 and 1981 and U.S. Secretary of Transportation in the Reagan administration from 1981 to 1983. He was elected to his current position with Union Pacific Corporation, a transportation, natural resources and environmental services company, in 1987. Lewis is chairman of The Business Roundtable and is a director of American Express Company, American Telephone and Telegraph Company and Ford Motor Company. Dolan, 64, has held a variety of position with Textron, a diversified company with operations in the aerospace, technology, commercial products and financial services industries. He was co- founder and president of E-Z-Go Car Corporation from 1954 to 1960 and joined the Textron company when E-Z-Go was acquired in 1960. He became president and chief operating officer of Textron in 1980 and was elected to his present position in 1986. Dolan is a director of Allendale Mutual Insurance Company and First Union Corporation. FPL Group is a holding company whose principal subsidiary is Florida Power & Light Company, one of the largest electric utilities in the nation. FPL Group's common stock is listed on the New York, Tokyo and London stock exchanges. -0- 2/17/92 /CONTACT: Jack Milne of FPL Group, 407-694-4696/ (FPL) CO: FPL Group, Inc. ST: Florida IN: UTI SU: PER
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