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Ameren Announces Vice Presidents For Nuclear Power Plant, For Federal Regulatory and Legislative Affairs
Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today two vice presidents have been elected.

Adam C. Heflin will join the AmerenUE Callaway Nuclear Plant as site vice president, reporting to Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Charles D. Naslund. Heflin joins AmerenUE after serving as Unit 2 plant manager at Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO 2), owned by Entergy Corporation.

Joseph M. Power has been named Ameren Services Company vice president of Federal Legislative and Regulatory Affairs and chief compliance officer for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) code of conduct and other FERC regulations. He assumes this newly created position in Washington, D.C. after serving as vice president, Federal Government Affairs for Reliant Energy, Inc., and before that as a FERC staff member for more than 15 years where he served in a managerial capacity. Power, who is set to join the company on July 11, will report to Steven R. Sullivan, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of the corporation.

Heflin assumes a position left vacant with the fall 2004 resignation of the former site vice president. He holds both mechanical and general engineering degrees. Heflin received his nuclear training and started his nuclear career during a six-year tour of duty with the U.S. Nuclear Navy, where he was assigned to an attack submarine. After serving his country, he joined Entergy Corporation's nuclear operations in 1992. Heflin has served as a reactor operator, a senior reactor operator and shift manager at ANO 2. Heflin also served as ANO-2's outage manager and operations manager. He is slated to join AmerenUE on June 27.

Says Naslund: "We are pleased to welcome Adam -- a very bright, articulate, and energetic individual, who will be a great asset to our Callaway Plant. We expect Adam to lead our experienced and highly motivated Callaway team to a new level of performance excellence."

Power served since 2002 as Reliant's liaison to the FERC, developing and advocating company policy on a range of issues.

Add One Before joining Reliant, Power served for more than 15 years in various capacities at the FERC, where his final position was as group manager of the Division of Tariffs and Rates-Central, in the Office of Markets, Tariffs and Rates. Power holds a bachelor's degree in economics from George Mason University.

"With Joe Power's appointment, we welcome to our team an individual whose reputation in the energy industry is well established and who has been intricately involved in developing and establishing federal energy regulatory policy for more than 20 years." says Sullivan. "His appointment will further enhance Ameren's pursuit of a constructive regulatory environment and our ability to engage regulatory and legislative stakeholders in finding workable solutions for complex energy issues."

With assets of $17 billion, Ameren, through its subsidiaries, serves 2.3 million electric customers and 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000 square- mile area of Missouri and Illinois.

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