(February 2006) Mirant announced that Robert M. Edgell would be appointed executive vice president and U.S. region head. The Southern California Edison board of directors...
Southern Co. appointed Chris Hobson senior vice president of environmental affairs, reporting to Charles Goodman , the company's newly named senior vice president of environmental policy and research. Hobson currently serves as vice president of environmental affairs for Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power.
The World Association of Nuclear Operators selected a new chairman, naming Progress Energy Chairman William Cavanaugh to the role. Cavanaugh, who recently retired as president and CEO of Progress, will assume his new role in July.
Allegheny Energy named Mike Adams vice president of quality. He comes to Allegheny from Microsoft, where he was director of global performance excellence. The company also named Suzanne C. Lewis vice president and treasurer. She has been with Allegheny since September 2003.
The Northeast Utilities Board of Trustees appointed Charles W. Shivery chairman, president, and CEO of the company, making him the company's sixth chairman in its history. Shivery has been serving as interim president since the beginning of the year.
Donald C. Hintz , president of Entergy Corp., has been nominated to join the company's board of directors. Shareholders will vote on the nomination May 14.
The Western Electricity Coordinating Council appointed Steven L. Rueckert as director of member planning support. He previously served as staff engineer for the council.
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) named retired Rear Adm. Joseph J. Krol associate administrator for emergency operations at the organization. Krol, a counterterrorism expert, has been continuously active in the U.S. Navy for 36 years.
The North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) installed Michael Desselle as its board chairman, succeeding Leonard Haynes . Desselle is the director of public policy for American Electric Power.
PacifiCorp named Karen Gilmore vice president of the company's customer services group. She has been with the company since 1997.
The Institute of Nuclear Power Operators elected Constellation Energy Chairman, President, and CEO Mayo A. Shattuck III to its board of directors.
Ann B. Curtis, vice chairman and executive vice president of Calpine Corp. and one of the company's founders, was named one of the 50 Key Women in Energy-Global. Rader Energy and other global energy companies sponsor the award.
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) selected Lorna Constable as its Black Achiever in Industry for 2003. Constable is an associate information specialist in NYPA's public and governmental affairs unit.
PPL Corp.'s Michael Hill , vice president-corporate information officer, will end his 39-year career with the company in June. Edward T. Novak will succeed Hill.
Robert S. Gombos , vice president of field services for PPL Electric Utilities, will retire May 1.
John Kean , chairman of the board at NUI Corp., will retire at the company's next annual meeting of shareholders. Kean relinquished that role April 1 while retaining his directorship for the remainder of his term. James J. Forese succeeds Kean as chairman.
Dave Penn , executive vice president of APPA, will retire July 23, according to Public Power Weekly.
Southwest Gas Corp. CEO Michael O. Maffie will retire in June, ending a 25-year career with the company.