Cinergy Corp. named Sherrie N. Rutherford vice president of special projects for Cinergy Services Inc. Rutherford formerly served as vice president and general counsel for the pipeline group and trading operations, and associate general counsel for Reliant Energy Wholesale Group.
Philip R. Sharp, a former Indiana Congressman, will serve as advisor on consumer choice and energy deregulation at Columbia Energy Group. Sharp is a lecturer in public policy at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and a member of the U.S. Secretary of Energy's Advisory Board.
Paulo V. Ferraz Pereira and Frank Savage were elected to Enron Corp.'s board of directors. Ferraz is president and chief executive officer of Meridional Financial Group, and Savage is chairman of Alliance Capital Management International.
Fernanda F. Young, Ph.D., a senior official with the Immigration and Naturalization Service, was appointed chief information officer of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Young replaces Katie Hirning, who now is the White House deputy director of the National Partnership for Reinventing Government under Vice President Gore.