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NiSource Inc (NI.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Thompson

76 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Joseph Hamrock

52 2015 President and Chief Executive Officer of NiSource

Donald Brown

44 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Jim Stanley

60 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Carrie Hightman

58 2007 Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President

Carl Levander

54 2016 Executive Vice President, Regulatory Policy and Corporate Affairs

Violet Sistovaris

54 2015 Executive Vice President - NIPSCO

Pablo Vegas

42 2016 Executive Vice President and President, Columbia Gas Group

Joseph Mulpas

44 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Shawn Anderson

2016 Chief Risk Officer, Treasurer

Wayne DeVeydt

46 2016 Director

Deborah Henretta

54 2015 Director

Kevin Kabat

59 2015 Director

Richard Abdoo

72 2008 Independent Director

Aristides Candris

64 2012 Independent Director

Michael Jesanis

59 2008 Independent Director

Teresa Taylor

52 2012 Independent Director

Carolyn Woo

62 1998 Independent Director

Randy Hulen

2016 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Thompson

Mr. Richard L. Thompson is an Independent Chairman of the Board of NiSource Inc. since May 2013. Prior to his retirement in 2004, Mr. Thompson was Group President, Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Illinois, a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. Mr. Thompson also is lead director of Lennox International, Inc. He was also on the board of Gardner Denver Inc. from November 1998 to July 2013.

Joseph Hamrock

Mr. Joseph Hamrock is an President and Chief Executive Officer of NiSource Inc. Mr. Hamrock has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since July 1, 2015, and prior to this appointment was our Executive Vice President and Group CEO for NiSource’s Gas Distribution Operations segment, comprised of local gas distribution companies in Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia since May 2012. Prior thereto, he served in a variety of senior executive positions with American Electric Power (AEP), Columbus, Ohio, an electrical service public utility holding company, including President and Chief Operating Officer of AEP Ohio from January 2008 to May 2012, and leadership roles in engineering, transmission and distribution operations, customer service, marketing, and information technology. Mr. Hamrock received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Youngstown State University and a Master’s degree in business administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Sloan fellow.

Donald Brown

Mr. Donald Brown is an Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President, Finance Department of NiSource from March 2015 to July 2015. Mr. Brown most recently served as vice president and chief financial officer at UGI Utilities, a division of UGI Corporation. From 2005 to 2010 he served as a director of Treasury Services at UGI Corporation 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.

Jim Stanley

Mr. Jim L. Stanley is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President & Group Chief Executive Officer of NiSource from October 2012 to July 2015. He was Senior Vice President of Duke Energy from June 2010 to September 2012 and President, Duke Energy Indiana from November 2006 to May 2010.

Carrie Hightman

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

Carl Levander

Mr. Carl W. Levander is Executive Vice President, Regulatory Policy and Corporate Affairs of the Company. He Served as President of Columbia of Virginia from January 2006 to July 2015.

Violet Sistovaris

Ms. Violet G. Sistovaris is Executive Vice President - NIPSCO of the Company. She served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of NiSource from May 2014 to June 2015, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of NiSource Corporate Services Company from August 2008 to June 2015.

Pablo Vegas

Mr. Pablo A. Vegas as appointed as Executive Vice President and President, Columbia Gas Group subsidiary of NiSource's Columbia Gas companies. He held senior leadership positions with IBM, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Andersen Consulting prior to joining AEP. In his last position with IBM, as associate partner - communications sector, Vegas had responsibility for delivering process and technology solutions within the energy sector. Vegas joined AEP in 2005, serving in leadership positions in information technology and finance. In 2008 he assumed the role of president and chief operating officer for AEP Texas, overseeing distribution operations as well as safety, customer service, community affairs and regulatory functions. From 2010 - 2012, he served as AEP's vice president and chief information officer. Vegas currently serves as chairman on the board of trustees for Columbus 2020, centralOhio'sregional economic development organization, and also serves on the board of trustees for the Mount Carmel Health System and theOhioChamber of Commerce. Vegas attended the Advanced Management Program atHarvard Business Schooland graduated cum laude from theUniversity of Michiganwith a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering.

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 holds a bachelor degree in accounting from the University of Akron.

Shawn Anderson

Mr. Shawn Anderson has appointed as Chief Risk Officer, Treasurer of the company. effective June 1, 2016. Anderson joined NiSource in 2010 and currently serves as vice president of finance and regulatory affairs at Columbia Gas ofOhio, a NiSource subsidiary. In his new role, he will lead teams responsible for all treasury, risk and insurance operations at NiSource. Prior to joining the company, Shawn served in various finance roles in the hospitality industry. He is a graduate of TheOhio State University, holds a Master of Business Administration degree fromOhio Universityand earned his Six Sigma Black Belt fromXavier University.

Wayne DeVeydt

Mr. Wayne S. DeVeydt is Director of Nisource Inc. Since May 2007, Mr. DeVeydt has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) at Anthem, Inc., a health insurance company and an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer beginning in 2005 and Chief of Staff from 2006 to 2007. Prior to joining Anthem, Inc., Mr. DeVeydt served many roles from 1996 to 2005 at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, including lead engagement partner for a number of large companies in the national managed care and insurance industries.

Deborah Henretta

Ms. Deborah A. Henretta is Director of Nisource Inc. Ms. Henretta currently serves as Senior Advisor to SSA & Company, an executive decision strategy consulting firm, following her retirement from Procter & Gamble Co. (“P&G”) in 2015, where she served as Group President of Global e-Commerce at P&G. Prior to her appointment as Group President of Global e-Commerce in January 2015, she held various senior positions throughout several P&G sectors, including Group President of Global Beauty from 2012 to 2015, and served as President of P&G’s business in Asia from 2007 to 2012, as well as its Global Specialty Channel from 2011 to 2012. Before her appointment as a Group President in 2007, she was Division President of Global Baby/Toddler & Adult Care and Division Vice President of Fabric Conditioners and Bleach. She joined P&G in 1985. She has been a director at Corning, Inc. since 2013, and currently serves on its audit and corporate relations committees. Ms. Henretta became a director of Meritage Homes Corporation in 2016. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Trustees for Xavier University and at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Kevin Kabat

Mr. Kevin T. Kabat is Director of the Company. From April 2007 to November 2015, Mr. Kabat was CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp. He continues to serve as vice chairman of its board of directors. Before becoming CEO, he served as president from June 2006 to September 2012 and was executive vice president of Fifth Third Bancorp from December 2003 to June 2006. Additionally, he was President and CEO of Fifth Third Bank (Michigan). Prior to that, he was previously vice chairman and president of Old Kent Bank, which was acquired by Fifth Third Bancorp in 2001. He has been a director at Unum Group since 2008.

Richard Abdoo

Mr. Richard A. Abdoo is an Independent Director of NiSource Inc. effective May 2008. 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 CEO 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 EnSync, Inc.

Aristides Candris

Dr. Aristides S. Candris is an Independent Director of NiSource Inc., effective May 15, 2012. Dr. Candris was President and CEO of Westinghouse Electric Company (“Westinghouse”), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which is 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.

Michael Jesanis

Mr. Michael E. Jesanis is an Independent Director of NiSource Inc. Since July 2013, Mr. Jesanis has been a co-founder and Managing Director of HotZero, LLC, a firm formed to develop hot water district energy systems in New Hampshire. Mr. Jesanis has also, since November 2007, been a principal with Serrafix, Boston, Massachusetts, a firm providing energy efficiency consulting and implementation services, principally to municipalities. Mr. Jesanis also serves as an advisor to several startups in energy-related fields. From July 2004 through December 2006, Mr. Jesanis was President and CEO 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.

Teresa Taylor

Ms. Teresa A. Taylor is an Independent Director of NiSource Inc., effective May 15, 2012. Ms. Taylor is currently CEO of Blue Valley Advisors, LLC. 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 of Qwest 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 T-Mobile USA, Inc. and First Interstate BancSystem, Inc.

Carolyn Woo

Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo is an Independent Director of NiSource Inc. Since January 2012, Dr. Woo has been President and CEO 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.

Randy Hulen