Robert Sanchez is President and CEO of Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc.,an electric and gas utility that’s leading the energy industry transformation. Orange & Rockland is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., operating energy utility companies in New York and New Jersey, and providing smarter and cleaner energy solutions for the nearly 1 million people in the territory.
Mr. Sanchez is also a member of the Board of Directors of Orange and Rockland Utilities and Rockland Electric Company.
Prior to being named President and CEO of O&R, Mr. Sanchez was Senior Vice President of Corporate Shared Services at Con Edison, Inc. His responsibilities included overseeing technology infrastructure, cyber security, gas and electricity supply, and resource planning for the power company serving the 10 million people of New York City, Westchester, Orange and Rockland counties. He was also responsible for employee recruitment, retention, benefits, compensation and professional development as well as supporting diversity and inclusion initiatives for the company’s 15,000 employees.
A 27-year veteran of Con Edison, Mr. Sanchez previously served as Vice President of Brooklyn & Queens Electric Operations, and Vice President of System and Transmission Operations.
He has served on the boards of Habitat for Humanity NYC, Teatown Lake Reservation, Queens Economic Development Corporation and Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the 2017-2018 class of David Rockefeller Fellows.
Mr. Sanchez holds an MBA from Pace University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Miami.
He presently resides in Thornwood, NY with his wife and three children.