New Opportunities: Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) announced the promotion of Kevin Bryant to vice president of Energy Solutions. Bryant comes to this position from KCP&L’s service company, where he was manager of corporate finance.
American Electric Power (AEP) announced a series of executive reassignments as part of the company’s succession planning strategy. All reassignments are effective Sept. 1. Susan Tomasky, executive vice president and CFO, has been named executive vice president, shared services. Holly Koeppel, executive vice president, AEP Utilities - East, will succeed Tomasky as executive vice president and CFO. Robert Powers, executive vice president, generation, will assume responsibilities as executive vice president, AEP Utilities - East. Nicholas Akins, president and COO of AEP’s Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) operating unit, will assume responsibilities as executive vice president, generation. Venita McCellon-Allen, senior vice president, shared services, will succeed Akins as president and COO of SWEPCO.