JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy today announced LeeRoy Wells Jr., currently executive director of electric systems operations and maintenance, will be named vice president of operations support, effective August 16, 2017.
Wells will be responsible for the company's supply chain, corporate safety and health, fleet, facilities, and real estate departments within Consumers Energy all of which work to serve the customers every day.
"LeeRoy embodies the strong commitment to our company, its culture, and the multitude of employees and customers we serve to provide world class performance even in the face of the strongest storms Mother Nature throws at us," said JF Brossoit, senior vice president of transformation and operations support at CMS Energy and Consumers Energy. "LeeRoy's extensive engineering and operations background will bring a unique perspective to Consumers Energy customers."
Wells joined Consumers Energy and has served in many capacities within electric operations since 2006, helping to ensure reliability and safety within our electrical infrastructure. He has worked as an executive director in electric operations since 2015, leading a workforce of over 480 employees in the area of electric low voltage distribution, construction and service restoration. Wells graduated from Michigan Technological University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He also holds a Master's degree in Organizational Leadership and Management from Lourdes College, along with business certifications from George Washington University and the University of Michigan – Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest utility, is the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), providing natural gas and electricity to 6.7 million of the state's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.
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