Centrica Plc’s power and gas supply chief quit a year into the job in the latest of a spate of management departures at the company as U.K. lawmakers wage a public campaign against rising consumer energy bills.
Centrica Plc ’s Direct Energy unit may spend as much as 2 billion pounds ($3 billion) to acquire power and natural-gas assets in North America by 2015, Chief Executive Officer Chris Weston said.
"If we'd have got a really weak China data number today, especially on the industrial production numbers, it would have added more misery and we probably would have seen the markets snap back a little bit. It's certainly a relief."
- Chris Weston on Oct 20, 2014