Consumers Energy announced that Carolyn Bloodworth, executive director of corporate giving, has retired after 42 years with the company. Cathy Wilson, executive director of state governmental affairs, was named as her successor. Amy Plaster, executive director of federal governmental affairs, also retired after 15 years with the company. Chris Iannuzzi was named executive director of governmental affairs, combining the company’s efforts in state and federal policy, advocacy and strategy.
Morlon Bell-Izzard has been named Exelon’s chief customer officer and senior vice president. In this new, enterprise-wide role, she is responsible for leading customer strategy and engagement across Exelon’s six utilities, while continuing to serve as Pepco Holding’s chief customer officer.
MDU Resources President and CEO David Goodin announced he will retire in January after a decade in the position and 40 years with the company. He will be succeeded by Nicole Kivisto, current president and CEO of MDU Resources’ electric and natural gas utility companies.
ONE Gas Inc. announced Angela E. Kouplen joined the company as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Kouplen oversees all functions of human resources and is a part of the company’s leadership team, reporting to Robert S. McAnnally, president and CEO.
PPL Corporation named 20-year PPL veteran Christine M. Martin as interim PPL Electric Utilities president. Martin most recently served as the corporation’s senior vice president of public affairs and chief sustainability officer.
At Spire Inc., Steven L. Lindsey was named president and CEO and was appointed to Spire’s board of directors. Lindsey, who served as Spire’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, succeeds Suzanne Sitherwood, who announced earlier this year her intention to retire at the end of December.