Mark C. BirkMark Birk was named vice president, power operations for AmerenUE in September 2004. He previously served as vice president of AmerenEnergy and general manager for Energy Delivery Technical Services.
Birk began his career with Union Electric (now AmerenUE) in 1986 as an assistant engineer. From 1986 to1989, he handled engineering projects in the nuclear division. In 1989, he joined the company’s Meramec Plant, where he was named engineer in 1990. In 1996, he was named power supply supervisor in the Energy Supply Operations Function, where he has held a series of successively higher positions -- moving to manager of the function in 2000 and then to general manager.
After completing an associate’s degree from St. Louis Community College-Meramec, Birk earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.