Parent Of Retail Supplier Names New Executive Roles
August 17, 2018 Email This Story Copyright 2010-17 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
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Southern Company Gas Chairman, President and CEO Kim Greene announced two new executive roles to the company's management, effective September 1.
Southern Company Gas is the unit under which Southern's various competitive retail natural gas suppliers (SouthStar et. al.) are organized, in addition to housing distribution operations, wholesale services, and midstream and LNG businesses.
John Hudson has been named executive vice president and chief external and public affairs officer at Southern Company Gas. In his new role, Hudson will be responsible for External Affairs, Corporate Communications, Marketing, Community Relations, Economic Development and Environmental Affairs. He also will serve as president of the Southern Company Gas Foundation and will be responsible for the company's and its subsidiaries' philanthropy and volunteerism efforts.
Hudson currently serves as senior vice president of Marketing and Business Development at Alabama Power. He joined Alabama Power in 1996 and was elected vice president of Public Relations in 2010 and later took on additional responsibilities over Charitable Giving.
Jeff Peoples has been named executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Southern Company Gas. In his expanded role, Peoples will be responsible for Human Resources, Labor Relations, Environmental Health and Safety, Technical Training and Corporate Services for all Southern Company Gas businesses. He also will serve as president of AGL Services Company, providing a single point of contact for the organizations that are directed by Southern Company Services – specifically the Technology Organization, Supply Chain, Fleet, Facilities and Compensation and Benefits. He also will retain responsibilities for Human Resources, Labor and Safety at Alabama Power, Safety for Southern Company's Operations Services and external labor for the Southern Company system.
Peoples currently serves as senior vice president of Employee Services and Labor Relations for Alabama Power and as vice president for Operation Services for Southern Company. He began his career with Southern Company in 1984 as a chemical technician at Alabama Power's Plant Miller. Over the years Peoples has progressed through positions of increasing responsibility in Human Resources, Training and Workforce Development.