Brown to join NiSource as finance EVP

Donald Brown will join NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) on April 6 as an executive vice president (EVP) in the corporation's Finance organization. Brown is expected to be appointed CFO for NiSource, effective upon the completion of the previously announced separation of NiSource and Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG) into stand-alone, publicly traded companies. The separation is expected to be completed in mid-2015.

As announced last December, NiSource's current EVP and CFO, Stephen P. Smith, is expected to become EVP and CFO at CPG at the time of the separation. Brown will report to Joseph Hamrock, EVP and group CEO of NiSource's Gas Distribution business unit. Hamrock is expected to become CEO of NiSource at the time of the separation.

Brown most recently served as vice president and CFO at UGI Utilities, a division of UGI Corp. From 2005 to 2010, he served as a director of Treasury Services at UGI Corp. and controller at UGI Utilities. Prior to joining UGI, he served in a variety of financial leadership and consulting roles at Constellation Energy, Progress Energy, and Deloitte.

Brown earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. 

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