David J.  Lesar net worth and biography

David Lesar Biography and Net Worth

Director of CenterPoint Energy
David J. Lesar was named President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2020. He has been a director since May 2020 and has chaired the Board’s Business Review and Evaluation Committee since its formation in early May 2020.

He most recently served as interim CEO of Health Care Service Corporation, the largest privately held health insurer in the U.S, from July 2019 through June 1, 2020, having joined the company's board of directors in 2018.

He was the Chairman of the Board and CEO of Halliburton Company from 2000 to 2017 and Executive Chairman of the Board from June 2017 until December 2018. Dave joined Halliburton in 1993 and served in a variety of other roles, including executive vice president of Finance and Administration for Halliburton Energy Services, a Halliburton business unit, CFO of Halliburton from 1995 through May 1997, President and Chief Operating Officer from May 1997 through August 2000.

He has also served on the board of directors of several companies, most recently Agrium, Inc. as well as Lyondell Chemical Co., Southern Co., Cordant Technologies, and Mirant. A Certified Public Accountant, Dave was previously a partner at Arthur Andersen. He received both his B.S. and MBA from the University of Wisconsin.

What is David J. Lesar's net worth?

The estimated net worth of David J. Lesar is at least $1.06 million as of November 13th, 2023. Mr. Lesar owns 37,000 shares of CenterPoint Energy stock worth more than $1,055,610 as of April 21st. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Lesar may own. Learn More about David J. Lesar's net worth.

How do I contact David J. Lesar?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Lesar and other CenterPoint Energy executives is 1111 Louisiana Street, Houston TX, 77002. CenterPoint Energy can also be reached via phone at (713) 207-1111. Learn More on David J. Lesar's contact information.

Has David J. Lesar been buying or selling shares of CenterPoint Energy?

David J. Lesar has not been actively trading shares of CenterPoint Energy during the past quarter. Most recently, on Monday, November 13th, David J. Lesar bought 37,000 shares of CenterPoint Energy stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $27.12 per share, with a total value of $1,003,440.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 37,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,003,440. Learn More on David J. Lesar's trading history.

Who are CenterPoint Energy's active insiders?

CenterPoint Energy's insider roster includes Leslie Biddle (Director), Christopher Foster (CFO), David Lesar (Director), Ted Pound (Director), Barry Smitherman (Director), and Jason Wells (CFO). Learn More on CenterPoint Energy's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of CenterPoint Energy?

During the last twelve months, CenterPoint Energy insiders bought shares 3 times. They purchased a total of 52,000 shares worth more than $1,413,040.00. During the last twelve months, insiders at the utilities provider sold shares 2 times. They sold a total of 7,770 shares worth more than $237,035.00. The most recent insider tranaction occured on November, 29th when CFO Christopher A Foster bought 5,000 shares worth more than $140,500.00. Insiders at CenterPoint Energy own 0.2% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at CenterPoint Energy.

Information on this page was last updated on 11/29/2023.

David J. Lesar Insider Trading History at CenterPoint Energy

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
11/13/2023Buy37,000$27.12$1,003,440.0037,000View SEC Filing Icon  
5/13/2021Buy50,000$23.58$1,179,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
5/11/2020Buy11,110$18.05$200,535.506,110View SEC Filing Icon  
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David J. Lesar Buying and Selling Activity at CenterPoint Energy

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CenterPoint Energy Company Overview

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CenterPoint Energy, Inc. operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Electric and Natural Gas. The Electric segment includes electric transmission and distribution services to electric customers and electric generation assets, as well as optimizes assets in the wholesale power market. The Natural Gas segment engages in the intrastate natural gas sales, and natural gas transportation and distribution for residential, commercial, industrial and institutional customers in Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio, and Texas; permanent pipeline connections through interconnects with various interstate and intrastate pipeline companies; and provides maintenance and repair services of home appliances to customers in Minnesota and home repair protection plans to natural gas customers in Indiana, Mississippi, Ohio, and Texas through a third party. It serves approximately 2,534,730 metered customers; owned 348 substations with transformer capacity of 79,719 megavolt amperes; and owned and operated 217 miles of intrastate pipeline in Louisiana and Texas. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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