NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) reports that Glen L. Kettering has been named executive vice president and group CEO for the company's Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG) business unit, effective April 1. Kettering, currently NiSource's senior vice president for corporate affairs, had also been serving as interim CEO for CPG since December 2013.
Kettering has served as senior vice president of corporate affairs for NiSource since 2006, with responsibility for the company's Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Federal Government Affairs functions. He joined the law department of Columbia Gas Transmission in 1979 and has served in a variety of legal, regulatory, commercial and executive roles, including president of Columbia Gas Transmission and Columbia Gulf Transmission.
In conjunction with this announcement, Skaggs announced that Karl Brack, currently vice president of communication and engagement strategies, is assuming the role of senior vice president of corporate affairs, with responsibility for NiSource Corporate Communications, Philanthropy, and Federal Government Affairs functions. Brack has been with the NiSource companies since 1987, serving in a variety of communications leadership roles in each of the corporation's primary business units. Brack will report to Skaggs and serve as a member of NiSource's Executive Council.
Additionally, Randy Hulen, currently managing director of Investor Relations, has been promoted to vice president of Investor Relations. He joined NiSource in 1994, and has experience in financial planning and analysis at both the corporate and business unit levels. Hulen was named director of Investor Relations in 2003, and managing director in 2010. Hulen will report to Stephen P. Smith, NiSource executive vice president and CFO.