S&PGlobal Market Intelligence presents a weekly rundown of recent executivemanagement, board and regulatory changes in the energy industry. The moves arelisted by sector in reverse chronological order.
David Agnew has been appointed to the board of managers of andCleco Power LLC. Hewill serve as chairman of the governance and public affairs committee of bothboards. Agnew currently serves as managing director, government affairs forMacquarie Group.
made severalleadership changes atits subsidiaries, including naming JohnTrawick as senior vice president and COO of the utility's generation arm,Southern Power Co.Southern also appointed John Pembertonas senior vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel ofSouthern Power. Theodore McCulloughwill assume Pemberton's responsibilities at Georgia Power Co., while still serving as senior vicepresident and chief production officer for Southern Co. Services. The changesare effective July 30.
announced leadershipchanges at itssubsidiary Nova Scotia PowerInc. Starting Aug. 1, Nova Scotia Power President and CEO Bob Hanf will move to Emera as itsexecutive vice president of stakeholder relations and regulatory affairs. Hanfwill be replaced by Karen Hutt atNova Scotia Power.
Michael Rencheck has been appointed Bruce Power LP's president and CEO. Rencheck, who takesover Aug. 15, has served as AREVA's deputy COO — overseeing its global capitalportfolio of nuclear and renewable projects. Kevin Kelly has served as acting president of Bruce Power sinceMarch. He is also the CFO and executive vice president of finance andcommercial services of Bruce Power.
said it hadelected formerMexican President Felipe de JesúsCalderón Hinojosa to its board. Calderón is joined with Elizabeth Timm, who was also elected asan independent director after the company increased its board size by two to 14.
announced fourexecutive vice president promotions July 18. Both Gregory Butler and PhilipLembo have been promoted as executive vice presidents of the company while Christine Carmody was promoted toexecutive vice president for human resources and information technology, and Joseph Nolan Jr. to executive vicepresident for customer and corporate relations. The promotions are effectiveAug. 8. Meanwhile David McHale is retiringas Eversource Energy and Eversource Energy Service Co.'s executive vicepresident and chief administrative officer.
Transmissiondeveloper GridLiance GPLLC has named DouglasCollins as the president of the company's region. Collins previously served as general manager of systemplanning at Alliant EnergyCorp. and as president of ITC Holdings Corp. unit .
appointed Oscar Brown senior vice president forworldwide business development, effective Aug. 9. Brown previously worked atBank of America Merrill Lynch as managing director and co-head of Americasenergy investment banking.
Alaska Gov.Bill Walker said John Hendrix, former general manager inAlaska, has been appointed as his chief oil and gas adviser. Hendrix'srole under the newly created cabinet-level position will include helping tofacilitate a mutually beneficial conversation between the industry and thestate at a time when both are trying to come to terms with low oil prices andproduction.
'sstockholders have until Aug. 25 to nominate candidates to stand for election to thecompany's board of directors. Williams lost six directors early in July in the wake of thefallout of its mergerwith Energy Transfer EquityLP. The extension is in line with Williams' practice to set thenomination deadline 90 days prior to its annual meeting, which for 2016 isscheduled to occur Nov. 23.
boardmember James Burke is from his positioneffective July 15. Burke is also resigning as president of NGL Water SolutionsLLC.
Bruce Williamson has been appointed as executive chairman of the board ofdirectors of Southcross Holdings GP LLC, the general partner of .Williamson will no longer hold his post as an independent director atSouthcross Energy Partners GP LLC, Southcross Energy Partners LP's general partner. He willcontinue to serve on said board but will resign from the audit, compensationand conflicts committees.
announced theappointment of Mike Tracy as the company's new CEOJuly 21, a little more than a week after the death of Chairman and CEO Garry Neil Drummond. Drummond's son Mike has been appointed as the newchairman of the board. Additionally, JohnDrummond Sr., Dan Davidson, Tom Davidson, Mark Drummond, Beth Stukes,John Davidson, Ed Drummond and Mike Tracyhave been named to the board.