WBI Energy Inc., the natural gas pipeline and energy services subsidiary of MDU Resources Group Inc. (NYSE:MDU), has named John Stumpf as senior vice president of business development and midstream, effective April 1. Stumpf previously served as vice president of strategic planning at MDU Resources.
In this position, Stumpf will provide leadership and support for the company’s business development activities. In addition, he will help develop and implement strategic growth initiatives for the company’s midstream operations plus provide support for the effective operations of the company’s interest in the Dakota Prairie Refining and its investment in the Pronghorn gas processing plant and related assets.
Stumpf previously served as vice president of strategic planning at MDU Resources. He joined MDU Resources as a financial auditor in 1992. In 1993, he joined the construction materials subsidiary of MDU Resources, Knife River Corp., as a financial analyst, and held positions of increasing responsibility at that business unit, including serving as vice president of administration at Hap Taylor & Sons, a Knife River subsidiary, from 1998 to 2000. He returned to Knife River’s corporate office as director of special projects and then vice president of corporate development. In 2006, he was named vice president of strategic planning at MDU Resources.