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Dominion Energy Announces Leadership Team For SCANA Operations

Jan 03, 2019 01:17PM ● By Kathleen Maris

Dominion Energy announced the formation of a new operating segment that will contain SCANA Corporation’s existing operating and services companies and announced the members of its leadership team.

The leader of the operating segment, Southeast Energy Group, is P. Rodney Blevins, senior vice president and chief information officer at Dominion Energy, who became president and chief executive officer-Southeast Energy Group when the combination between Dominion Energy and SCANA Corporation was completed on Jan. 1, 2019. He reports directly to Thomas F. Farrell, II, the company’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. Blevins’ primary office will be in Cayce, S.C.

Members of Blevins’ leadership team include:

W. Keller Kissam, who has become president-Electric Operations, Southeast Energy Group. He continues to be responsible for all non-nuclear generation and transmission and distribution operations at South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G). Kissam has also been named president of electric operations for Dominion Energy’s wholly owned subsidiary, SCE&G;

D. Russell “Rusty” Harris, who has become vice president and general manager-Gas Operations, Southeast Energy Group. He continues to be responsible for gas utility operations at SCE&G and Public Service Company of North Carolina, Incorporated (PSNC Energy), and for SCANA Energy. Harris has been named president of Dominion Energy’s wholly owned subsidiaries, PSNC Energy, and of gas operations for SCE&G;

-  Iris N. Griffin, who has been named vice president-Financial Management & Integration, Southeast Energy Group, responsible for operating segment finances and the integration of the companies for the operating segment. Griffin has been named treasurer for Dominion Energy’s wholly owned subsidiaries, PSNC Energy and SCE&G; and

Daniel G. Stoddard – senior vice president and chief nuclear officer at Dominion Energy – who remains in that role and adds to that responsibility the role of chief nuclear officer-Southeast Energy Group, in which he will report to Blevins regarding V.C. Summer. He continues to report to Paul Koonce, president and chief executive officer-Power Generation Group, regarding Dominion Energy’s six operating reactors in Virginia and Connecticut.

George A. Lippard has become site vice president-V.C. Summer Power Station, responsible for operating SCE&G’s single-unit nuclear facility in Jenkinsville, S.C. He is reporting to Stoddard.

Each officer assumed his or her role when the Dominion Energy-SCANA merger was completed.

“Dominion Energy looks forward to serving more than 2 million customer accounts at fast-growing energy companies SCE&G, PSNC Energy, and SCANA Energy,” Farrell said. “This excellent team, under the dedicated leadership of Rodney Blevins, will continue to provide safe, reliable, and efficient electric and gas service in the communities SCANA served, meeting both load growth and customer expectations.”

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