Gerard M. Anderson, also known as Gerry, serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Detroit Edison Company. Mr. Anderson has been the Chief Executive Officer of DTE Energy Company since October 2010 and served as its President from August 1, 2004 to December 31, 2013. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer for several of DTE Energy's non-regulated subsidiaries, including DTE Electric Company, DTE Biomass Energy, DTE Energy Services, DTE Coal Services
DTE Energy's largest operating subsidiaries are DTE Energy Electric Company (formerly Detroit Edison), an investor-owned electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in Southeastern Michigan; and DTE Gas Company (formerly Michigan Consolidated Gas Company (MichCon)), a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan. The two companies merged in 2001.
The name "DTE" is taken from the stock symbol for the former Detroit Edison, DTE.