New Opportunities: The board of directors of Maine & Maritimes Corp. (MAM) selected Brent M. Boyles to become the organization’s next president and CEO, effective May 8, 2007. Boyles will assume the leadership position at MAM, while continuing his responsibilities as president and CEO of Maine Public Service Co., a regulated electric distribution and transmission subsidiary of MAM.
Consumers Energy has named Bruce Rasher manager of renewable energy. Rasher, currently the director of economic development for Consumers Energy, will assume his new position on April 1.
FPL Group Inc. announced that Oliver D. Kingsley Jr. has been elected to the company’s board of directors. Kingsley is president of the World Association of Nuclear Operators.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. named Des Bell as utility chief of staff and vice president. Bell will report to president and COO Bill Morrow. Previously, Bell served as vice president of Bombardier Aerospace’s parts logistics business in Montreal.