VALLEY FORGE, Pa., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection has appointed Ian McLeod as chief communications officer with responsibility for media relations, employee communications, creative services and other strategic communications.
"Ian brings to PJM a depth of experience in communicating about the electric power industry," said Nora Swimm, vice president – HR and Corporate Client Services. "His leadership and industry knowledge will ensure that PJM continues its clear, comprehensive communications."
McLeod of Signal Mountain, Tenn., joins PJM after a long career at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in communications management, public policy and program management. In his most recent position at TVA, McLeod managed executive communications, including internal and external strategic messaging for TVA's CEO and other senior executives. Prior to joining TVA, he was a journalist with The Chattanooga Times.
PJM Interconnection, founded in 1927, ensures the reliability of the high-voltage electric power system serving 60 million people in all or parts of Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. PJM coordinates and directs the operation of the region's transmission grid, which includes 62,000 miles of transmission lines; administers a competitive wholesale electricity market; and plans regional transmission expansion improvements to maintain grid reliability and relieve congestion. Visit PJM at www.pjm.com.
SOURCE PJM Interconnection