HOUSTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA today announced that Kelly Tomblin, who has more than 20 years of experience in the energy and utility sector, has been named Regional Vice President, PJM, Mid-Atlantic.
Tomblin will oversee the management of customer relationships in five markets that are part of the PJM Interconnection: Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware and Washington, D.C.
Tomblin has held numerous leadership positions in the generation, transmission and distribution sector during her career, including responsibilities in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Since 2006, she served as Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Services in North America for International Power, which recently combined with the international businesses of GDF SUEZ to create a global leader in independent power generation.
"Kelly possesses a rare blend of industry knowledge, experience and customer focus that translates to significant benefits for the companies and institutions we serve," said Robert Wilson, President and CEO of GDF SUEZ Energy Resources. "Having someone of her background and insight in this market underscores our commitment to the region, and will further strengthen our efforts to help customers better understand and take advantage of the opportunities that exist in a competitive electricity environment."
At International Power, Tomblin was responsible for renewable energy policy; state and federal regulatory policy and government relations; regulatory compliance; internal and external communications; human resources; and procurement functions. She has also worked at GPU Inc. as regional president, managing transmission and distribution for the northern New Jersey region of Jersey Power & Light and for the Penelec region in Pennsylvania. Her other role at GPU included director of customer service.
Tomblin earned her undergraduate and law degrees from West Virginia University and a Master of Business Administration from New York University.
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA is one of the largest non-residential retail energy suppliers in the U.S. and currently serves commercial and industrial customers in 12 markets: Delaware, Texas, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Connecticut, Ohio and Washington, D.C. The company serves over 73,000 accounts for customers having a peak demand ranging from 50 KW to more than 200 MW, with an estimated peak load totaling nearly 10,000 MW.
To learn more about GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, visit www.gdfsuezenergyresources.com or call 1-866-999-8374.
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources is part of the international energy groups, International Power and GDF SUEZ.
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