AES appoints Ahmed Pasha as VP of investor relations, replacing Joel Abramson who has been promoted to CFO of generation

ARLINGTON, Virginia , November 7, 2011 (press release) – The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today announced the appointment of Ahmed Pasha as Vice President of Investor Relations, replacing Joel Abramson who has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer of Generation.

"Ahmed's deep experience in investor relations will be invaluable as we execute our strategy and create value for our shareholders," said Victoria D. Harker, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and President of Global Business Services. "At the same time, we want to thank Joel for his outstanding work with the investor relations program, and look forward to him taking on a broader leadership role in our new organizational structure."

Pasha will be coming back from Singapore where he led the finance group as Chief Financial Officer of AES' Asia operations. Since joining AES in 1995, Pasha has made important contributions in a number of roles, including nine years in business development in Asia and Europe and two years in corporate finance. Pasha also served as head of investor relations for four years.

Abramson joined AES in 1995. His tenure with the Company includes seven years in business development in Asia, the United States and Latin America. Abramson also spearheaded AES' Portfolio Management group, where he led a number of complex transactions for the Company over the past six years. For the past year, in addition to running Portfolio Management, he has been serving as Vice President of Investor Relations, where he developed and executed the Company's investor communications for key initiatives, such as the strategy of geographic concentration and the acquisition of Dayton Power & Light Company.

About AES

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 27 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 29,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world's changing power needs. Our 2010 revenues were $17 billion and we own and manage $41 billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit http://www.aes.com.

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