John O. Hudson III

SVP, Federal Policy, Regulatory & Government Affairs at Entergy

Hudson is responsible for several key groups focused on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issues, sustainability and environmental policy, federal governmental affairs and corporate social responsibility.

Prior to joining Entergy, Hudson served as president and chief executive officer of Nicor Gas Corporation, Illinois' largest gas distribution company, which reached more than 2.2 million customers. Previously, Hudson was executive vice president and chief external affairs officer at Southern Company Gas, where he was responsible for the company's external affairs, customer operations, environmental affairs, corporate communications, and marketing efforts.

Hudson received an MBA from Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, a Juris Doctor from Miles College School of Law, and a bachelor's degree in political science from Alabama A&M University. He also completed the executive accounting and finance program at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business and the Young American Leaders Program at Harvard Business School.


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  • SVP, Federal Policy, Regulatory & Government Affairs

    April, 2022 - present

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