Andrés Gluski was appointed chairman of Americas Society/Council of the Americas in October 2015.
He was named president and CEO of the AES Corporation in 2011. Under his leadership, AES has become a world leader in implementing clean technologies, including energy storage, and renewable power. In 2020, Fast Company named AES as one of the best places to work for innovators, the only U.S.-based energy company to be recognized. Guidehouse has consistently ranked Fluence—AES’ joint venture with Siemens—as the #1 grid-scale energy storage integrator in the world.
Gluski also established sustainability and corporate social responsibility goals that resulted in AES’ inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America and designation as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute for eight straight years. In 2021, the company established new aggressive carbon-reduction goals including a target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions from electricity sales by 2040.
He is a member of the Boards of Waste Management and Fluence. Gluski is a magna cum laude graduate of Wake Forest University and earned his MA and PhD in economics from the University of Virginia.