El Paso Electric Co. named Adrian Rodriguez as a board director, effective Aug. 1.
Rodriguez was appointed interim CEO of the company, also effective Aug. 1, after Mary Kipp resigned as president, CEO and director of El Paso to join Puget Sound Energy Inc. and Puget Energy Inc.
Rodriguez will start as class I director, according to a July 31 filing, completing the unexpired term of Kipp. He will also serve as general counsel and assistant secretary of the company. Rodriguez has served as senior vice president and general counsel of El Paso Electric since May 2017.