Deborah B. Dunie and Thomas F. O'Toole named to Alliant Energy Board of Directors

Jul 27, 2015, 16:30 ET from Alliant Energy Corporation

MADISON, Wis., July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Energy Corporation named Deborah B. Dunie and Thomas F. O'Toole as directors, effective today. Ms. Dunie most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of CACI International Inc., an information solutions and services company in the government sector. Mr. O'Toole is Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer and President, MileagePlus of United Continental Holdings, Inc., a global air carrier.

"We're excited that Deb and Tom have joined our board of directors," said Patricia L. Kampling, Alliant Energy Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.  "Deb's proficiency in the cybersecurity and I.T. areas and Tom's proven business leadership and marketing experience will make them valuable board members. We are pleased to welcome two highly qualified and experienced business professionals to the Alliant Energy family."

Ms. Dunie was with CACI International from 2006 to 2014. Prior to that, she served in various key information policy positions in government and private businesses such as the Department of Defense - Office of the Secretary of Defense, Oracle Corporation, Raytheon Company, Martin Marietta (now part of Lockheed Martin), General Electric and ITT Corporation. In 2015, she joined the board of directors of Science Applications International Corporation, an engineering and information technology provider. 

Mr. O'Toole has served in his current position with United Continental Holdings, Inc. since 2015 and has been with the global air carrier for over five years in senior marketing and related positions. Before his time at United, Mr. O'Toole led marketing for over 13 years at Hyatt Hotels Corporation, serving as Chief Marketing Officer, preceded by marketing leadership positions at Renaissance Hotels International and Stouffer Hotels.

Ms. Dunie and Mr. O'Toole will both stand for election at Alliant Energy's 2016 Annual Meeting as nominees for director to serve three-year terms expiring in 2019. Ms. Dunie will serve on the Compensation and Personnel Committee and the Safety, Environmental, Policy and Operations Committee. Mr. O'Toole will serve on the Audit Committee and the Safety, Environmental, Policy and Operations Committee.

Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT), headquartered in Madison, Wis., provides regulated electric and natural gas service to approximately one million electric and 420,000 natural gas customers in over 1,350 communities across Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Alliant Energy's mission is to deliver the energy solutions and exceptional service customers and communities count on – safely, efficiently, and responsibly. Interstate Power and Light Company and Wisconsin Power and Light Company are Alliant Energy's two public utility subsidiaries. For more information, visit

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