New Opportunities: El Paso Electric promoted George A. Williams to senior v.p. and COO. J. Frank Bates, who has served as president and COO, will continue as president until retirement in March 2010.
Idaho Power promoted Darrel Anderson, IDACORP and Idaho Power’s senior v.p. of administrative services and CFO, to executive v.p. of administrative services and CFO. Dan Minor, Idaho Power’s senior v.p. of delivery, is promoted to executive v.p. of operations. Lisa Grow, v.p. of delivery engineering and operations took on new responsibilities as senior v.p. of power supply. Vern Porter, general manager of power supply is promoted to v.p. of delivery engineering and operations.
ConEdison Solutions hired Jim Mueller as v.p. of customer operations. He had been with the parent company, Consolidated Edison Co. of New York.
Exelon Corp. appointed John Stough as v.p. and chief development officer for Exelon Transmission Co., a new venture on transmission lines. He joins the company from American Electric Power.
PPL Corp. promoted J. Matt Simmons to chief risk officer from v.p. and corporate contoller.