— Raikes to retire, efficient Jan. 1, 2022
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Dominion Power (NYSE: D) right this moment introduced adjustments affecting the management at two of its working segments: Gasoline Distribution and Dominion Power South Carolina.
Efficient Jan. 1, 2022, Donald R. “Don” Raikes will retire as president-Gasoline Distribution. P. Rodney Blevins, president-Dominion Power South Carolina, will rotate to a brand new position, changing Raikes. Succeeding Blevins can be W. Keller Kissam, president-Electrical Operations at Dominion Power South Carolina, who’s being promoted.
At Gasoline Distribution, Blevins can be liable for working the corporate’s pure fuel utilities in Ohio, Utah, North Carolina, West Virginia, Wyoming and Idaho. They serve about 3 million fuel utility buyer accounts. Kissam will oversee the operations of Dominion Power South Carolina, a pure fuel and electrical utility serving a mixed 1.1 million buyer accounts within the Palmetto State.
Blevins will proceed to report back to Diane Leopold, govt vp and chief working officer, as will Kissam and the corporate’s different working phase presidents: Edward H. “Ed” Baine (Dominion Power Virginia) and Daniel G. “Dan” Stoddard (Contracted Belongings).
Robert M. Blue, chair, president and chief govt officer, stated:
“Don has served Dominion Power and our predecessor firm, Consolidated Pure Gasoline, with distinction for 36 years. Don has been a titan within the pure fuel area – main in transmission advertising, LNG, midstream operations, distribution operations and extra – most just lately as chairman of the Southern Gasoline Affiliation. He has been an impressive contributor to Dominion Power’s success. We want Don nicely in his retirement.
“Rodney and Keller have labored collectively to information Dominion Power South Carolina by means of a transition from SCANA to Dominion Power and thru a latest fee case that permits the utility to give attention to serving our South Carolina prospects safely, reliably and effectively. Rodney’s expertise in operating a regulated utility and Keller’s distinctive management talents will serve them nicely of their subsequent roles.”
Raikes joined Consolidated Pure Gasoline in 1985. In 2006, he grew to become vice president-Transmission Advertising and marketing & Enterprise Growth, and on this position he skillfully led the group that was liable for the industrial development of the Cove Level LNG terminal in Lusby, Md. In 2014, he was named vice president-Pipeline Buyer Service & Enterprise Growth. Three years later, Raikes was promoted to senior vice president-Dominion Midstream Operations, and in February 2019 started overseeing operations of the corporate’s portfolio of pure fuel terminaling, processing, storage, transportation and associated belongings. He was named president of the Gasoline Distribution working phase in October 2019.
Blevins got here to the corporate in 1987 as an affiliate engineer at what’s right this moment often known as Dominion Power Virginia, after commencement from Virginia Tech. In 2006, he was promoted to vice president-Electrical Operations at Dominion Power Virginia, the place he oversaw operations of the utility’s electrical distribution belongings. He grew to become senior vp and chief info officer in 2014. Blevins has led the Dominion Power South Carolina pure fuel and electrical utility since 2019. He serves on the board and govt committee for the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, in addition to the boards for the Charleston Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Producers’ Alliance.
Kissam joined one in all Dominion Power’s predecessor firms, SCANA, in 1988 as a brand new utility skilled and has held quite a few positions in each electrical and fuel operations. At SCANA, he led fuel operations from 1996 to 2004, and electrical operations for South Carolina Electrical & Gasoline since 2003. Kissam assumed his present place in 2019. Kissam holds a bachelor’s diploma from The Citadel, the place he served as Regimental Commander of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. He’s a board member and previous president of the Southeastern Electrical Alternate and the speedy previous president of the South Carolina Unbiased Faculties Affiliation, and serves as chairman of the board of The Central South Carolina Financial Growth Alliance.
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Greater than 7 million prospects in 16 states energize their houses and companies with electrical energy or pure fuel from Dominion Power (NYSE: D). The corporate is dedicated to sustainable, dependable, reasonably priced and secure power and to attaining web zero carbon dioxide and methane emissions from its energy era and fuel infrastructure operations by 2050. Please go to DominionEnergy.com to study extra.
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