Akron, Ohio, February 13, 2012 — FirstEnergy announced that Carl J. Bridenbaugh, formerly director of transmission planning and support, has been named vice president of transmission.
Bridenbaugh joined the company in 1988 as a transmission planning engineer with Ohio Edison. He has also served as manager of transmission planning and director of transmission operations for FirstEnergy.
Bridenbaugh earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Detroit Mercy and a master's of science degree in electrical engineering from Union College in Schenectady, New York. He is a registered professional engineer in Ohio.