Bhavani Amirthalingam

SVP & Chief Digital Information Officer

Bhavani Amirthalingam joined Ameren in 2018 as senior vice president and chief digital
information officer. She is leading Ameren’s digital transformation to deliver a differentiated
customer and co-worker experience, leveraging emerging technologies to enable the grid of the
future while driving operational excellence at scale. She is focused on accelerating technology
solutions to enable greater safety, security, reliability and productivity at scale.

Amirthalingam brings to Ameren both a breadth and depth of experience as a customer-centric
innovator. Starting in 2015, she worked as chief information officer and business transformation
leader of North American Operations at Schneider Electric, a Fortune 500 corporation
specializing in global energy management and automation solutions integrating technology,
software and services. There, she drove the organization’s digital transformation across the
United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America. Previously, at World Wide Technology
(WWT) Inc., she served as CIO and vice president of Customer Solutions and Innovation.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Madras, India, and
an MBA in information management from the S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research in
Mumbai. Amirthalingam serves as a member of the Forbes Technology Council and an executive
member of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Information, Communication and Cyber
Security (ICCS) Committee. She is also a member of World 50, a private community for CEOs
and C-level executives at globally respected organizations to discover better ideas, share
valuable experiences and build relationships that make a lasting impact.

Amirthalingam is as passionate about giving back as she is about driving results. She serves on
the United Way Multicultural Leadership Society, and the following boards: St. Louis Ballet
Company, St Louis Symphony Orchestra, National Charity League (NCL) and the board of
Soorya Performing Arts, promoting South Asian performing arts in North America. She also has
been a mentor and coach for FIRST robotics competitions. She lives in the St. Louis area with
her husband and two children