SCE&G announces leadership changes

Scana Corp. (NYSE: SCG) said that Steve Byrne has been named president of South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. Generation (SCE&G) and Keller Kissam has been named president of SCE&G Retail Operations, both effective December 1, 2011.

Byrne and Kissam assume their roles simultaneously with SCE&G President and Scana President and Chief Operating Officer Kevin Marsh beginning his tenure as Scana chairman and chief executive officer. Marsh is replacing William Timmerman, Scana's current chairman and CEO, who is retiring effective November 30 after 14 years as the company's top executive.

As president of SCE&G Generation and chief operating officer of SCE&G, Byrne will be responsible for a diversified fleet of generation, including SCE&G's plans to construct two new nuclear plants, as well as demand side management, alternative energy strategies, system control and transmission planning and compliance.

As president of SCE&G Retail, Kissam will be responsible for customer service, reliability and operating excellence for electric and gas operations of the company.  He has worked for the company for 23 years in various capacities including vice president of South Carolina Pipeline Corp., vice president of SCE&G gas operations, as well as vice president of SCE&G electric operations.  His current role is senior vice president of retail operations.

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