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Akins elected vice chair of Edison Electric Institute

by on June 13, 2013
                                        Nick Akins

Nick Akins, AEP president and chief executive officer, June 11 was elected as one of three vice chairmen of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the national association of shareholder-owned electric companies, international affiliates and industry associates worldwide. The announcement was made during EEI’s annual meeting in San Francisco.

Elected as chairman was Michael W. Yackira, president and CEO of NV Energy, based in Las Vegas, Nev. Also elected as vice chairmen were Theodore F. Craver, Jr., chairman, president and CEO of Edison International, based in Rosemead, Calif., and Thomas A. Fanning, chairman, president and CEO of Southern Company, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. The Institute’s chairmanship rotates on an annual basis.

EEI President Tom Kuhn called Akins, Craver and Fanning a “superbly talented trio of executives whose expertise and commitment are recognized throughout the industry.”

In addition to his new position at EEI, Akins is a member and immediate past chairman of the Board of Directors of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). He is a member of the boards of Nuclear Energy Institute, National Association of Manufacturers, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, Mid-Ohio Food Bank, Greater Columbus Arts Council and the Wexner Center for the Arts.

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