DETROIT, Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy today named Andy Coulouris to the position of director, Federal Affairs, leading the company's policy and advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C. A Michigan native, Coulouris most recently led global government affairs for Dow Corning Corporation where he was responsible for directing the development, integration and execution of global and regional government affairs strategies. Coulouris replaces Nancy Moody, who now serves as DTE's vice president of Public Affairs.
"Andy brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and relationships to DTE Energy, and we're pleased to have him join the company," said Renze Hoeksema, vice president, Corporate and Government Affairs for DTE Energy. "As we continue through a pivotal time for the energy industry, Andy's strategic mindset and ability to align business outcomes with public policy will allow us to achieve great success as we navigate the largest change in energy policy in more than 50 years. We're confident in his ability to drive results."
Coulouris received bachelors and law degrees from the University of Michigan and served as Councilman for the City of Saginaw and was twice elected to the Michigan legislature before joining Dow Corning. While with Dow Corning, Coulouris influenced political advocacy, management of industry and trade association relationships, and administration of Dow Corning's PAC. Coulouris has leadership experience on chemical regulatory, trade, tax and energy issues.
About DTE Energy
DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress. Information about DTE Energy is available at dteenergy.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com/dteenergy.
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