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Edison Electric Institute Announces Management Appointments
Jun 9 15
Nicholas K. "Nick" Akins, chairman, president and CEO of Columbus, American Electric Power was elected chairman of the Edison Electric Institute. The announcement was made during the company’s annual meeting in New Orleans. The Institute's chairmanship rotates on an annual basis. Also elected were four vice chairmen: Thomas A. "Tom" Fanning, chairman, president and CEO of Atlanta-based Southern Company; Christopher M. "Chris" Crane, president and CEO of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation; Patricia "Pat" Vincent-Collawn, chairman, president and CEO of Albuquerque, New Mexico-based PNM Resources; and Gregory E. "Greg" Abel, chairman, president and CEO of Des Moines, Iowa-based Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Nick Akins is chairman, president and CEO of AEP and is a member of AEP's board of directors. Akins became president of AEP in December 2010, was named CEO in November 2011, and was named chairman in January 2014. He served as executive VP of Generation for AEP from 2006 until 2010, and was president and COO for Southwestern Electric Power Company from 2004 until 2006. Prior to this, Akins served as VP of Energy Marketing Services and VP of Industry Restructuring for AEP. Akins began his tenure with the company in 1982. Tom Fanning became president of Southern Company in August 2010, and assumed the additional responsibilities of CEO and chairman in December 2010. Fanning has worked for Southern Company for more than 30 years and has held 15 different positions in eight different business units. Previously, Fanning served as COO and CFO of Southern Company. Prior to this, Fanning was president and CEO of Gulf Power. Chris Crane is president and CEO of Exelon Corporation. Crane previously served as Exelon president and COO. Pat Vincent-Collawn is chairman, president and CEO of PNM Resources. Vincent-Collawn joined PNM Resources in 2007, serving as utilities president with responsibility for overseeing the daily operation of PNM and TNMP. In 2008, she was named president and chief operating officer, and in March 2010 became president and CEO of PNM Resources. The Board elected her chairman in January 2012. Vincent-Collawn serves on the board of EPRI where she is vice-chair. She also serves on the board of CTS Corporation, where she chairs the compensation committee. In the community, Vincent-Collawn is Chair of the Kirtland Partnership Committee. Greg Abel is chairman, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Abel became chairman in 2011 and has served as CEO since 2008. Abel also serves as chairman, CEO and director of PacifiCorp; as chairman and director of NV Energy, Northern Powergrid and Northern Natural Gas; and as a director of AltaLink and HomeServices. Abel serves on the board and executive committee of the Greater Des Moines Partnership. He also serves on the boards of the H.J. Heinz Company, AEGIS Insurance Services Inc., Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited, Kum & Go, L.L.C., and the American Football Coaches Foundation. He is a member of the executive board of the Mid-Iowa Council Boy Scouts of America, and a past member of the Drake University board of trustees.
Edison Electric Institute Inc. Presents at FBR Energy Technology Summit, May-28-2014 09:45 AM
May 22 14
Edison Electric Institute Inc. Presents at FBR Energy Technology Summit, May-28-2014 09:45 AM. Venue: Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street, Park Avenue at Grand Central, New York, NY 10170, United States. Speakers: Lola Infante, Director, Generation and Market Analysis.