People: NiSource Inc (NI)

NI on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Thompson

74 2013 Chairman of the Board

Robert Skaggs

59 2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stephen Smith

2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Joseph Hamrock

50 2012 Executive Vice President & Group Chief Executive Officer - Gas Distribution Segment

Carrie Hightman

56 2007 Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President

Jim Stanley

58 2012 Executive Vice President, Group Chief Executive Officer

Robert Campbell

54 2006 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Glen Kettering

59 2014 Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Interim Chief Executive Officer - Columbia Pipeline Group

Joseph Mulpas

42 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Richard Abdoo

70 2008 Independent Director

Aristides Candris

62 2012 Independent Director

Sigmund Cornelius

59 2011 Independent Director

Michael Jesanis

57 2008 Independent Director

Marty Kittrell

58 2007 Independent Director

Wallace Nutter

70 2007 Independent Director

Deborah Parker

61 2007 Independent Director

Teresa Taylor

50 2012 Independent Director

Carolyn Woo

1998 Independent Director

Randy Hulen

Managing Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Thompson

Mr. Richard L. Thompson is Chairman of the Board of NiSource Inc. Prior to his retirement in 2004, Mr. Thompson was Group President, Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Illinois, a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. Mr. Thompson also is a director of Gardner Denver, Inc. and lead director of Lennox International, Inc. He is a graduate electrical engineer with experience in electrical transmission system design and generation system planning.

Robert Skaggs

Mr. Robert C. Skaggs, Jr., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of NiSource Inc. He has been Chief Executive Officer of the Company since July 2005. President of the Company since October 2004. Prior thereto, Mr. Skaggs served as Executive Vice President, Regulated Revenue from October 2003 to October 2004; President of Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. from February 1997 to October 2003; President of Columbia Gas of Kentucky, Inc. from January 1997 to October 2003; President of Bay State Gas Company and Northern Utilities from November 2000 to October 2003; and President of Columbia Gas of Virginia, Inc., Columbia Gas of Maryland, Inc. and Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. from December 2001 to October 2003.

Stephen Smith

Mr. Stephen P. Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of NiSource Inc., since August 2008. He was Executive Vice President of NiSource from June 2008 to August 2008. Smith was Senior Vice President of Shared Services for American Electric Power Co. from January 2008 to May 2008. He was Senior Vice President and Treasurer for American Electric Power Company from January 2004 to December 2007.

Joseph Hamrock

Mr. Joseph Hamrock has been appointed as Executive Vice President & Group Chief Executive Officer - Gas Distribution Segment of NiSource Inc., effective May 1, 2012. Hamrock began his energy industry career in 1986 as an electrical engineer in transmission and distribution planning at AEP in Steubenville, Ohio. He went on to work in commercial and industrial customer services, and held leadership roles in commercial marketing and customer services, strategic development and other executive roles. Prior to becoming president of AEP Ohio, Hamrock was senior vice president and chief information officer in AEP's Shared Services organization from 2003-2007, and from 2002 to 2003 was senior vice president - General Services. He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1985 from Youngstown State University in Ohio and a master's degree in business administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, where he was a Sloan fellow. He is a registered professional engineer in Ohio.

Carrie Hightman

Ms. Carrie J. Hightman is Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President of NiSource Inc., since December 2007. She was President, AT&T Illinois from April 2001 through October 2006.

Jim Stanley

Mr. Jim L. Stanley is Executive Vice President and Group Chief Executive Officer of NiSource Inc., since October 2012. He was Senior Vice President, Duke Energy from June 2010 to September 2012 and President, Duke Energy Indiana from November 2006 to May 2010.

Robert Campbell

Mr. Robert D. Campbell is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of NiSource Inc. He served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, NiSource Corporate Services since September 2005. He was Of Counsel with the law firm of Schiff Hardin, LLP from January 2004 to September 2005. He was Vice President, Human Resource Operations and Regulated Revenue, NiSource Corporate Services from October 2003 to January 2004.

Glen Kettering

Mr. Glen L. Kettering has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Interim Chief Executive Officer - Columbia Pipeline Group of NiSource Inc., effective March 31, 2014. In addition to serving as interim CPG CEO, Kettering will continue to serve as senior vice president, Corporate Affairs for NiSource, a position he has held since March 2006. He is responsible for leading the company's investor relations, communications and federal government affairs functions. Kettering joined the law department of Columbia Gas Transmission in 1979 and has served in a variety of legal, regulatory, commercial and executive roles, including president of Columbia Gas Transmission and Columbia Gulf Transmission.

Joseph Mulpas

Mr. Joseph W. Mulpas is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of the Company. Mulpas served as Vice President with the Company’s Finance Department, a position he has held since March 17, 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mulpas served as Assistant Controller-Corporate for FirstEnergy Corp. since November 2012, after serving as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Maxum Petroleum, Inc. From May 2009 to June 2012, he served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for DPL, Inc. Prior to his tenure with DPL, Inc., Mr. Mulpas was an Audit Partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP. He has an Accounting degree from the University of Akron.

Richard Abdoo

Mr. Richard A. Abdoo is Independent Director of NiSource Inc. Since May 2004, Mr. Abdoo has been President of R.A. Abdoo & Co. LLC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an environmental and energy consulting firm. Prior thereto, Mr. Abdoo was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wisconsin Energy Corporation from 1991 until his retirement in April 2004. He also served as President of Wisconsin Energy Corporation from 1991 to April 2003. Mr. Abdoo is also a director of A.K. Steel Corporation and ZBB Energy Corp.

Aristides Candris

Dr. Aristides S. Candris has been appointed as Independent Director of NiSource Inc., effective May 15, 2012. Dr. Candris was President and Chief Executive Officer of Westinghouse Electric Company (“Westinghouse”) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a unit of Tokyo-based Toshiba Corp. from July 2008 until his retirement on March 31, 2012. During his 36 years of service at Westinghouse, Dr. Candris served in various positions, including Senior Vice President, Nuclear Fuel from September 2006 to July 2008. Dr. Candris was also on the board of Westinghouse until October 1, 2012 and is a director of Kurion, Inc.

Sigmund Cornelius

Mr. Sigmund L. Cornelius is Independent Director of NiSource Inc. From October 2008 until his retirement in January 2011, Mr. Cornelius served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of ConocoPhillips, Houston, Texas, an integrated energy company. During his 30-year tenure at ConocoPhillips, Mr. Cornelius served in various positions, including Senior Vice President, Planning, Strategy and Corporate Affairs from September 2007 to October 2008; Regional President, Exploration & Production-Lower 48 from 2006 to September 2007; and President, Global Gas from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Cornelius served on the board of DCP Midstream L.P. from 2007 to 2008 and is also a director of USEC, Inc., Carbo Ceramics Inc., Western Refining, Inc. and Parallel Energy Inc.

Michael Jesanis

Mr. Michael E. Jesanis is Independent Director of NiSource Inc. Since November 2007, Mr. Jesanis has been a principal with Serrafix, Boston, Massachusetts, a firm providing energy efficiency consulting and implementation services, principally to municipalities. From July 2004 through December 2006, Mr. Jesanis was President and Chief Executive Officer of National Grid USA, a natural gas and electric utility, and a subsidiary of National Grid plc, of which Mr. Jesanis was also an Executive Director. Prior to that, Mr. Jesanis was Chief Operating Officer of National Grid USA from January 2001 to July 2004. Mr. Jesanis also is a director of Ameresco, Inc.

Marty Kittrell

Mr. Marty R. Kittrell is Independent Director of NiSource Inc. In February 2011, Mr. Kittrell retired as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Dresser, Inc., (“Dresser”) Addison, Texas, after serving in that capacity since December 2007. Prior to joining Dresser, Mr. Kittrell was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Andrew Corporation from October 2003 to December 2007. Mr. Kittrell is also a director of On Assignment, Inc.

Wallace Nutter

Mr. Wallace Lee Nutter is Independent Director of NiSource Inc. Prior to his retirement in 2007, Mr. Nutter was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rayonier, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, a supplier of high performance specialty cellulose fibers and owner of timberlands and other higher value land holdings. Mr. Nutter was a director of Rayonier, Inc. from 1996 to 2009. He is also a director of Republic Services Inc. and the non-executive Chairman of J.M. Huber Corporation. He is also a member of the Advisory Board at the University of Washington Foster School of Business.

Deborah Parker

Ms. Deborah S. Parker is Independent Director of NiSource Inc. Ms. Parker joined Alstom Power, a business segment of Alstom, in April 2011 and is currently serving as Senior Vice President, Quality and Environmental, Health and Safety. From April 2008 until April 2011, Ms. Parker was President and Chief Executive Officer of International Business Solutions, Inc. (“IBS”), Washington, D.C., a provider of strategic planning and consulting services to profit and not-for-profit organizations. Before joining IBS, Ms. Parker was Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of the National Urban League from July 2007 through April 2008. Prior thereto, Ms. Parker served in numerous operating positions, including Vice President of Global Quality at Ford Motor Company. During her tenure at Ford, Ms. Parker also served as Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director at Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd. from September 2001 to December 2004.

Teresa Taylor

Ms. Teresa A. Taylor has been appointed as Independent Director of NiSource Inc., effective May 15, 2012. Ms. Taylor served as Chief Operating Officer of Qwest Communications, Inc., (“Qwest”) Denver, Colorado, from August 2009 to April 2011. Prior thereto, she was Executive Vice President, Business Markets Group from January 2008 to April 2009 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer from December 2005 to January 2008. Ms. Taylor served in various positions with Qwest and the former US West since 1987. Ms. Taylor also is a director of First Interstate BancSystem, Inc.

Carolyn Woo

Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo is Independent Director of NiSource Inc. Since January 2012, Dr. Woo has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Catholic Relief Services, the international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. Prior thereto, Dr. Woo was Martin J. Gillen Dean and Ray and Milann Siegfried Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana. Dr. Woo is also a director of AON Corporation and was a director of Circuit City, Inc. until 2009.

Randy Hulen

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