New Opportunities: Atmos Energy promoted Kim R. Cocklin to the new position of president and COO, from senior vice president, regulated operations.
Exelon Corp. named Christopher M. Crane president and COO. Crane was executive vice president of Exelon Corp. and COO of Exelon Generation, and will retain the title of COO of Exelon Generation.
Public Service Enterprise Group elected Thomas P. Joyce as president and chief nuclear officer of PSEG Nuclear.
Northeast Utilities (NU) announced new leadership for Yankee Gas Services Co. and Western Mass Electric Co. (WMECO) as it separates the combined management of Yankee Gas and Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) effective Jan. 1, 2009. Rod Powell, currently president of WMECO, will become president of Yankee Gas. Marc Andrukiewicz, director of construction at CL&P and Yankee Gas will become vice president, operations for Yankee Gas. Peter Clarke, vice president, shared services for NU will succeed Powell at WMECO. Ray Necci, president of CL&P and Yankee Gas will remain president of CL&P.