Philip Carroll Jr. returned to ScottishPower as a non-executive director. According to the Comtex News Network, Carroll left ScottishPower earlier in 2003 to assist with the rebuilding of infrastructure in post-war Iraq.
Chesapeake Utilities hired Joe Steinmetz as its director of Internal Audit. Steinmetz served in the same position with Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc. and Dover Motorsports Inc. from 2001 to 2003 before being promoted to assisted controller.
NRG Energy Inc. appointed David W. Crane president and CEO. Crane had been with London-based International Power since 2000.
American Electric Power (AEP) chose Joseph N. Jensen as site vice president responsible for AEP's Cook Nuclear Plant. Jensen previously was plant manager at Point Beach Nuclear Plant in Two Rivers, Wis.
UBS AG hired Stephen Trauber as vice chairman of investment banking, Reuters reported. Trauber previously was with Morgan Stanley. Ken Cruz, former head of energy and utility banking at UBS AG, will now focus exclusively on the utility side of the business.
Xcel Energy promoted Richard Kelly to president and COO. He was formerly vice president and CFO. Benjamin G.S. Fowke III replaced Kelly as CFO. Fowke had been serving as Xcel's vice president and treasurer.
Calpine Corp. promoted William Highlander to vice president of public relations. He joined Calpine as director of public relations in 1999.
Marie Mouchet is the new vice president and CIO of Information and Technology for Southern Co.'s Generation and Marketing business, moving from the role of director of financial contract services for the same business unit of Southern Co.
BC Hydro named Bob Elton its president and CEO, promoting him from his role as executive vice president and chief financial officer for the company. Elton, who succeeds Larry Bell as CEO, has been with BC Hydro since 2002.
Jeff Forbes moved from Entergy Nuclear's Grand Gulf nuclear station to become vice president at Arkansas Nuclear One, while George Williams moved to Grand Gulf as its vice president. Craig Anderson, immediate past vice president at Arkansas Nuclear One, accepted a position with Nuclear Management Co.
Oliver D. Kingsley Jr., president and COO of Exelon, received the Nuclear Excellence Award from the World Association of Nuclear Operators. The award, presented every two years, recognizes those who have "made exceptional or extraordinary contributions to promoting excellence in the worldwide nuclear industry."
The American Gas Association gave its Distinguished Service Award to George Davidson, the former chairman of the board at Dominion Resources. Davidson served as AGA chairman in 1996.
Allegheny Energy Inc. COO Jay Pifer retired from the company after more than 40 years. He had been appointed interim president and CEO of Allegheny in April, and COO in June.
The reported that Tom Noel, CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, will retire next summer, after a "rocky tenure" with the council.
Mike Tuckman, Duke Energy's executive vice president of nuclear generation, will retire at the end of 2003. He will be succeeded by Brew Barron.
Dow Jones reported that Rick Sergel, executive director of National Grid Transco, will retire next summer.
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