NOVI, Mich., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that Kevin Burke has joined the company as vice president, human resources and chief human resources officer. Burke will lead all human resources functions for ITC.
"Kevin brings extensive knowledge, experience and leadership to the human resource organization and ITC," said Linda Blair, executive vice president and chief business officer for ITC Holdings Corp. "His accomplishments align with ITC's core values of employee and operational excellence and support our vision of being the nation's premier electric transmission provider. We are thrilled to have someone of his caliber join the ITC team."
Burke joins ITC from Dow Corning Corporation, where he served as vice president of human resources for Global Corporate Functions. In that role, he led human resources for all global functions including manufacturing, science and technology, marketing and sales, and corporation functions. Burke also served as vice president of human resources for Hemlock Semiconductor Group, a joint venture of Dow Corning. Prior to his roles at Dow Corning Corporation, Burke served as senior director of human resources and talent management for Pulte Homes, Inc., where he provided HR leadership for departments across multiple locations while leading corporate talent management initiatives. Burke also previously held human resources positions with General Mills, Inc. and Motorola, Inc. and served as a labor relations representative with General Motors Co.
Burke holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.
About ITC Holdings Corp. ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) is the nation's largest independent electricity transmission company. Based in Novi, Mich., ITC invests in the electric transmission grid to improve system reliability, expand access to markets, lower the overall cost of delivered energy and allow new generating resources to interconnect to its transmission systems. ITC's regulated operating subsidiaries include ITCTransmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains. Through these subsidiaries, ITC owns and operates high-voltage transmission facilities in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, serving a combined peak load exceeding 26,000 megawatts along 15,000 circuit miles of transmission line. Through ITC Grid Development and its subsidiaries, the company also focuses on expansion in areas where significant transmission system improvements are needed. For more information, please visit: http://www.itc-holdings.com. (ITC-itc-N)
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