CMS Energy names Brian Rich as vp and CIO; New York Independent System Operator names Michael Bemis as board chair; Southern California Edison elects Connie J. Erickson as v.p. and controller; CenterPoint Energy names Dana O’Brien senior v.p. and general counsel.
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Nick Akins becomes chairman of AEP board; Dominion names Diane Leopold president of Dominion Energy, and Robert Blue president of Virginia Power; Leila Vespoli becomes chief legal officer at FirstEnergy; PG&E promotes Gregg Lemler to v.p. of electric transmission; plus personnel changes at Consumers Energy, Xcel, Southern Nuclear, ITC, CenterPoint, and others.
Duke appoints Steve Young to replace Lynn Good as CFO; CenterPoint and OGE Energy name executives for their new natural gas partnership; First Solar hires Joe Kishkill as chief commercial officer; Pepco promotes Donna Cooper to president; Cleco changes executive management team; plus announcements and appointments at KCPL, Chesapeake, UNS, FirstEnergy, and EPRI.
Entergy Corp. names vice president of federal governmental affairs; Black Hills fills two executive positions; plus senior staff changes at Alliant Energy, First Wind, UniSource Energy, Consumers Energy, Midwest ISO, and others.