New Opportunities: DPL Inc. promoted Bryce Nickel to vice president of transmission and distribution operations. Nickel has 26 years of experience with subsidiary Dayton Power & Light (DP&L). DPL also announced the promotion of Kevin Hall to director, transmission and distribution engineering. Hall has 16 years of experience with DP&L in a number of operational areas.
MDU Resources Group Inc. promoted Cynthia J. Norland, assistant vice president of administration, to vice president of administration. Norland will fill the role vacated by John K. Castleberry, who retired July 2.
Portland General Electric Co. named Jay Dudley vice president, general counsel, and compliance officer. Dudley follows Doug Nichols, who is retiring. Since joining PGE in 1988, Dudley has served as lead regulatory attorney on state and federal matters and has been instrumental in forging collaborative working relationships with the Oregon Public Utility Commission, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Energy Facility Siting Council, and Bonneville Power Administration.