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Ameren employees recognized for innovation
Public Utilities Fortnightly selects several as Foremost Innovators in 2020

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Ameren co-workers have been named Foremost Innovators in the 2020 Top Innovators issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly, released Nov. 11.

Girija Sathyamurthy was named the Foremost Innovator in robotics. Daniel Benke, Juan Cortez, Arron Pauley and Lorne Poindexter were recognized as Foremost Innovators in virtual reality. Additional co-workers, representing five different projects, were also nominated and are featured throughout the special issue.

Steve Mitnick, editor-in-chief of Public Utilities Fortnightly, states in the issue that the imperative to innovate at the nation's electric, natural gas and water utilities is accelerating, and he goes on to specifically name Ameren's Innovation Center as evidence of this trend.

"We are proud to be recognized as an industry leader in innovation," says Steve Kidwell, vice president of corporate planning. "We congratulate all of our co-workers for their individual and team accomplishments." 

About Ameren Corporation
St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and   natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric service generation, transmission and distribution services, as well as, natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois develops, owns and operates rate-regulated electric transmission projects. For more information, visit Ameren.com, or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp, Facebook.com/AmerenCorp, or LinkedIn.com/company/Ameren.

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For further information: Brad Brown, 314.554.2182, bbrown8@ameren.com