AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) today announced that Ebony Yeboah-Amankwah has been promoted to Vice President, State and Federal Regulatory Legal Affairs.
In her new role, Yeboah-Amankwah will assume responsibility for labor, employment, benefits, real estate and tax law, and continue to manage State and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Legal Regulatory Affairs.
She joined FirstEnergy in 2005 as an attorney supporting the company's Treasury Department, and was promoted several times in the Legal Department, developing expertise in the area of state regulatory affairs. In 2011, she was named executive director of State Affairs, managing legislative and regulatory strategy across the company's six-state service area. She returned to the Legal Department in 2012 and most recently served as Executive Director, State and FERC Legal Affairs.
Yeboah-Amankwah earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and philosophy from Washington & Jefferson College, and received her law degree from Washington and Lee University.
FirstEnergy is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. The company's transmission subsidiaries operate more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp or online at www.firstenergycorp.com.
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