Case | HBS Case Collection | November 2009 (Revised July 2012)

Board Leadership at Entergy Corporation

by Jay W. Lorsch and Melissa Barton


Wayne Leonard became CEO of Entergy in 1999. After serving as CEO for close to eight years, the Entergy Board named Leonard Chairman and CEO.

Keywords: Management Teams; Governing and Advisory Boards; Leadership;


Lorsch, Jay W., and Melissa Barton. "Board Leadership at Entergy Corporation." Harvard Business School Case 410-061, November 2009. (Revised July 2012.)