El Paso Electric Company Names President Mary Kipp as New CEO

 El Paso Electric Company Names President Mary Kipp as New CEO

El Paso Electric Company (EPE, NYSE:EE) has announced the utility’s president was appointed chief executive officer.

Mary Kipp succeeds Thomas Shockley, CEO since 2012, who the Board of Directors says fulfilled his contract and will continue serving on the board.

“As a native of this region, Mary understands the diverse community we serve and the future needs of this region,” said Shockley.  “She values the importance of working with and developing our talented employees who continue to provide our customers with safe and reliable energy.”

Kipp joined EPE in December 2007.  She previously served as senior attorney in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Enforcement.

“We are dedicated to the success and well-being of our service area, in which we all work and serve,” said Kipp.  “We continue to plan ahead for the exciting growth and innovation that we are experiencing, and as EPE invests in cost-effective new technologies we are ensuring that we meet our region’s future needs.”

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