Mark C. McCullough has been named executive vice president of generation at American Electric Power (AEP), effective Jan. 1, 2011. He has been senior vice president of fossil and hydro generation at the company since 2008.
McCullough will succeed Nicholas K. Akins, who was elected president of the company, effective Jan. 1, 2011.
In his new position, McCullough will be responsibile for the management of AEP's fossil, hydro and wind generating units. This includes engineering, construction and operation of generating units, and activities related to fuel procurement and emission monitoring and logistics. He will report to Akins.
McCullough has worked his entire career at AEP. He joined the company in 1981 at AEP's Tanners Creek Plant in Lawrenceburg, Ind. He held a variety of positions at Tanners Creek, including maintenance superintendent and operation superintendent, before being named assistant plant manager at AEP's Amos Plant in St. Albans, W.Va., in 1994.
SOURCE: American Electric Power