Corporate Leadership Team | Group President | George W. Bilicic

George W. Bilicic

President and Chief Legal Officer

George W. Bilicic is president and chief legal officer, and chief compliance officer, of Sempra Energy.

In this role, Bilicic leads the company’s legal and governance efforts, and enterprise-wide compliance. He also has oversight of the company’s liquefied natural gas business activities.

Previously, Bilicic served as group president for Sempra Energy, leading the company’s strategy, corporate development and legal activities.

Prior to joining Sempra Energy, Bilicic was vice chairman of investment banking with Lazard Ltd, a New York-based investment banking firm. At Lazard he served as global head of power, energy and infrastructure and head of Midwest investment banking for Lazard Ltd. He also was a member of Lazard's Investment Banking Committee and Global Executive Committee.

Before joining Lazard, Bilicic served as managing director and head of infrastructure at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a global investment firm. He also served as a managing director at Merrill Lynch in its mergers and acquisitions department and was a partner in the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

Bilicic serves on the board of directors (or equivalent) of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC, Infraestructura Energética Nova (IEnova), Polaris Industries, the Mayo Clinic and HistoryMakers.

He graduated summa cum laude and holds a bachelor's degree from DeSales University, and graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law School.