People: Vectren Corp (VVC)

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30 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Carl Chapman

58 2011 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Susan Hardwick

51 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Jerome Benkert

55 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer; President - Shared Services

Ronald Christian

55 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and External Affairs Officer, Corporate Secretary

Eric Schach

51 2014 Senior Vice President - Utility Operations; President of VUHI

J. Timothy McGinley

73 2011 Lead Independent Director

Niel Ellerbrook

65 2011 Director

James DeGraffenreidt

60 2010 Independent Director

John Engelbrecht

62 2000 Independent Director

Anton George

54 2000 Independent Director

Martin Jischke

72 2007 Independent Director

Robert Jones

57 2011 Independent Director

R. Daniel Sadlier

66 2003 Independent Director

Michael Smith

65 2006 Independent Director

Jean Wojtowicz

56 2000 Independent Director

Robert Goocher

Treasurer and VP - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Carl Chapman

Mr. Carl L. Chapman is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Vectren Corporation. From March 31, 2000 until August 2004, Mr. Chapman also served as president of Vectren Enterprises, Inc. (“Vectren Enterprises”). Prior to March 31, 2000 and since 1999, Mr. Chapman served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Indiana Energy, Inc., a predecessor of the Company (“Indiana Energy”). Mr. Chapman served as president of IGC Energy, Inc., which has been renamed Vectren Energy Marketing and Services, Inc. (“VEMS”). Mr. Chapman has been a director of Indiana Gas Company, Inc. (“Indiana Gas”), Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company (“SIGECO”), and Vectren Utility Holdings, Inc. (“VUHI”) since 2004. Mr. Chapman is the chair of the board of Vectren Infrastructure Services Corporation (“VISCO”), Vectren Energy Services Corporation (“VESCO”) and Vectren Fuels, Inc., and chair of the board of representatives of ProLiance Holdings, LLC.

Susan Hardwick

Ms. Susan Hardwick serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Vectren Corp., effective June 1, 2014. Hardwick was named senior vice president of finance in August 2013. Prior to this role, she served as vice president and controller of Vectren since the company’s inception in March 2000. Before joining Vectren, Hardwick was with a Duke Energy predecessor company where she served in numerous financial roles. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University and is a certified public accountant. In addition to serving on numerous community boards and accounting leadership and committee roles for the American Gas Association and the Edison Electric Institute, Hardwick currently serves on the board of directors and as the financial expert to the board of St. Mary’s Medical Center and serves on the Audit Committee of St. Vincent’s Health System in Indianapolis. She is also a board member and serves as the treasurer of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Leadership Series and in 2012 was appointed as a Commissioner of the Indiana Arts Commission.

Jerome Benkert

Mr. Jerome A. Benkert, Jr., serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer; President - Shared Services of Vectren Corporation effective June 1, 2014. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since March 2000 and as Treasurer of the Company from October 2001 to March 31, 2002. Mr. Benkert has also served as director of Indiana Gas, SIGECO and VUHI since March 31, 2000. Prior to March 31, 2000 and since October 1, 1997, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Indiana Energy’s administrative services company. Mr. Benkert is a member of the board of representatives of ProLiance Holdings, LLC, and the board of directors of Vectren Energy Services Corporation and Energy Systems Group, LLC.

Ronald Christian

Mr. Ronald E. Christian is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and External Affairs Officer, Corporate Secretary of Vectren Corporation. He served as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company from August 1, 2004 to September 2010 and Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company from May 1, 2003 to September 2010. Prior to May 1, 2003 and since March 31, 2000, Mr. Christian served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. Mr. Christian has also served as director of Indiana Gas, SIGECO and VUHI since March 31, 2000. Prior to March 31, 2000, and since 1999, he was Vice President and General Counsel of Indiana Energy. Mr. Christian is a member of the board of representatives of ProLiance Holdings, LLC, and a member of the board of directors of Vectren Infrastructure Services Corporation.

Eric Schach

Mr. Eric Schach serves as Senior Vice President - Utility Operations; President of VUHI of Vectren Corporation effective June 1, 2014. He was named senior vice president of marketing and energy delivery in August 2013. Prior to this role, he served as vice president of energy delivery since 2003 and before moving into operations, served as the vice president of information technology and chief information officer. Schach joined a Vectren predecessor company in January 1994. His professional career began with the IBM Corporation in Indianapolis where he worked for 10 years in a variety of marketing, consulting and client positions with his primary focus on the energy industry. Schach received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. He currently holds board positions at the Evansville Signature School and the Vincennes University board of trustees. Schach has also held numerous operations leadership and committee roles in the American Gas Association and the Edison Electric Institute.

J. Timothy McGinley

Mr. J. Timothy McGinley is Lead Independent Director of Vectren Corporation. He has been a director of Indiana Energy or the Company since January 1999. As chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board, Mr. McGinley also serves as the Lead director. Mr. McGinley is the principal and founder of House Investments, Inc., a real estate investment company. He is chairman emeritus of the Board of Trustees of Purdue University after serving 20 years as a trustee and 16 years as the board chair. He was previously a director of Waterfield LLC and Bindley Western Corporation.

Niel Ellerbrook

Mr. Niel C. Ellerbrook is Director of Vectren Corporation. He has been a director of Indiana Gas, Indiana Energy, SIGECO, VUHI, or the Company since 1991. He served as non-executive Chair of the Board from June 2010 to May 2011 and as Chair and CEO from March 2000, when SIGCORP and Indiana Energy merged to create the Company, until his retirement from the Company on May 31, 2010. Additionally, Mr. Ellerbrook served as President from May 2003 until November 2007. Prior to that time and since June 1999, Mr. Ellerbrook served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Indiana Energy. Prior to his retirement in 2010, Mr. Ellerbrook was the Chair, Chief Executive Officer and a director of VUHI. Mr. Ellerbrook was also the Chair and a director of Vectren Capital Corp. and Vectren Enterprises and President, Chair and a director of Vectren Foundation, Inc. (“Vectren Foundation”). He is also a director and chair of the compensation committee of Old National Bancorp, a publicly traded company. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Evansville.

James DeGraffenreidt

Mr. James H. DeGraffenreidt, Jr., is Independent Director of Vectren Corp. Mr. DeGraffenreidt is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas Light Company, a natural gas utility serving over 1 million customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. He has experience as an attorney working on energy regulatory issues, as well as from his past service as chair of the American Gas Association and as former co-chair and board member of the Alliance to Save Energy. He is also director of Massachusetts Life Insurance Company, Harbor Bankshares Corporation and Maryland State Board of Education, all non-public companies.

John Engelbrecht

Mr. John D. Engelbrecht is Independent Director of Vectren Corporation. He has been a director of SIGCORP or the Company since 1996. Mr. Engelbrecht is Chair and President of South Central Communications Corporation, owner and operator of radio and television stations in Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee and MUZAK franchises in 12 U.S. cities. Mr. Engelbrecht is also secretary and partner in Corner Homecare, serving the home medical needs of patients throughout western Kentucky.

Anton George

Mr. Anton H. George is Independent Director of Vectren Corporation. He has been a director of Indiana Energy or the Company since 1990. Mr. George is the principal of Vision Investments, LLC. He is a director and the former Chief Executive Officer of Hulman & Company and its affiliates Clabber Girl Corporation, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation and Indy Racing League, LLC. He is a director of First Financial Corporation, a public company.

Martin Jischke

Dr. Martin C. Jischke, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Vectren Corporation. Dr. Jischke is the President Emeritus of Purdue University, an institution of higher education. He is a director of Duke Realty Corporation and director and Chair of the board of directors of Wabash National Corporation, both of which are public companies. Dr. Jischke has been the CEO of four research universities, served as a director of four publicly-traded corporations and brings to the Board a background of science, engineering and research, as well as experience in public company governance.

Robert Jones

Mr. Robert G. Jones is Independent Director of Vectren Corp. Mr. Jones is President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Old National Bancorp, which is a public company. Mr. Jones, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Old National Bancorp, provides the Board with financial, business and management gained through over 32 years in the areas of banking and finance.

R. Daniel Sadlier

Mr. R. Daniel Sadlier is Independent Director of Vectren Corporation. Mr. Sadlier is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Fifth Third Bank (Western Ohio) and Chairman of Premier Health Care Services, a privately-held company. Mr. Sadlier, as retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Fifth Third Bank, has nearly 30 years of senior management experience in the financial service sector and community involvement and representation in the Company’s Ohio footprint. Mr. Sadlier’s knowledge of Ohio is particularly helpful to his service as a member of the Board when assessing the Company’s Ohio operations.

Michael Smith

Mr. Michael L. Smith is Independent Director of Vectren Corporation. In addition to the Company, Mr. Smith serves on the following other public company boards of directors: Kite Realty Group, Inc., H.H. Gregg, Inc., and Brightpoint, Inc. He also serves on the audit committees of each of these companies. Mr. Smith was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of WellPoint, Inc. from 1999 until he retired on January 31, 2005. Previously, he was a director of the following publicly traded companies:Calumet Specialty Products Partners, InterMune Inc, First Indiana Corporation (which was acquired by Marshall & Ilsley Corporation in 2008) and Emergency Medical Services Corporation. Mr. Smith also serves on the board of Hulman and Company, Lockton, Inc. and LDI Ltd., LLC, which are private companies. Mr. Smith, as former Executive Vice President and CFO of WellPoint, Inc. and current member of several public company audit committees, brings to the Board a knowledge in dealing with financial and accounting matters.

Jean Wojtowicz

Ms. Jean L. Wojtowicz is Independent Director of Vectren Corporation. She has been a director of Indiana Energy or the Company since 1996. Ms. Wojtowicz is the president and founder of Cambridge Capital Management Corp., a consulting and venture capital firm. She is also a director of First Merchants Corporation, a public company.

Robert Goocher

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