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Joseph R. Nolan Jr. has been appointed senior vice president of corporate relations for NSTAR. His predecessor, Carl Gustin , retired Aug.1 after 20 years with Boston Edison and NSTAR. Nolan joined Boston Edison in 1985, and was named vice president of government affairs in 1999.
Mark E. Warner , formerly plant manager of the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, was named PECO Energy's vice president at Three Mile Island Unit One. Gordon L. Johnston , formerly director of site engineering at Peach Bottom, replaced Warner as plant manager.
The board of Sierra Pacific Resources has named Walter M. Higgins chairman, president, and CEO. Higgins rejoins Sierra after nearly three years as chairman and CEO of AGL Resources. Michael R. Niggli resigned as chairman and CEO in July. The board also named Jeffrey L. Ceccarelli , a 28-year veteran of the company, the new president of subsidiary Sierra Pacific Power Co.
Eugene Peters , Julie Simon , and Mark Stultz , formerly directors at the Electric Power Supply Association, have been named vice presidents. Peters was named vice president of legislative affairs; Simon became vice president of policy; and Stultz is the new vice president of public affairs and marketing.
Dynegy has promoted Griff Jones to vice president of power trading. Jones joined Dynegy in 1991, and most recently served as senior director of Midwest power and Northeast power trading.
John D. Fringer has been named vice president for major markets for Nicor Energy. He previously was director of electric services, the post he held since joining Nicor in 1998.
America's Fiber Network, formed by six energy and telecom companies, has named Gordon Martin CEO. Formerly, Martin was president of carrier services for Williams Communications.
Guy F. Caruso has been appointed director of United States Energy Association's National Energy Strategy Project. Caruso has served as director, Office of Oil and Natural Gas Policy, Office of Domestic and International Energy Policy, at the Department of Energy. Gary R. Lytle was to begin a term as interim president of the United States Telecom Association in September. Lytle was selected to replace Roy M. Neel, president and CEO of USTA, during Neel's leave of absence.
Constellation Nuclear Services has named Kirk M. Noonan , a former Framatone Technology executive, to its new position of managing director of marketing and business development. Noonan has nearly 20 years of experience in the nuclear industry.
Madeleine W. Ludlow , the former vice president and CFO for Cinergy Corp., has joined Cadence Network Inc. as CFO. Cinergy is one of Cadence's investors. Cinergy also made several promotions. Larry E. Thomas was named group president. Craig Weida became vice president of purchasing. James L. Turner was appointed president of the energy delivery business. Joe Hale has been named president of Cincinnati Gas & Electric. John C. Procario was named vice president and COO of the energy delivery business. John Bryant has succeeded Cheryl M. Foley as president of the international business unit, following Foley's June retirement. William J. Grealis was named executive vice president and chief of staff. Julie S.