May 21, 2010
PPL Electric Utilities has named Carl Segneri as vice president of Distribution Operations. He joins PPL with 30 years of leadership experience in the utility industry, serving most recently as vice president, Distribution System Operations for Commonwealth Edison, which serves northern Illinois. His appointment is effective June 7.
Overseeing 1,400 employees, Segneri will be responsible for the response to customers, regional field operations, safety and training; project and contract management; and related organizations. He will be based at PPL’s headquarters in Allentown, Pa.
“Carl brings to us a depth of utility operational experience and strong leadership skills for our organization. He has played a key role overseeing successful reliability improvement initiatives, professional development programs, and improved emergency response and work management,” said Gregory N. Dudkin, PPL Electric Utilities senior vice president-Operations.
At ComEd, Segneri managed the utility’s operations control center and field operations personnel responsible for service restoration, system inspections and emergency response for the company’s distribution system.
Previously, he held various leadership roles in transmission and distribution, construction and maintenance, engineering, technology applications, operational governance and quality services. He played a key role in the development of efficient work management processes and reliability initiatives in Chicago.
He is a member of the Electric Power Research Institute’s power delivery advisory council and has served a number of community and professional organizations. He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame and is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Illinois.
PPL Electric Utilities, a subsidiary of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), provides electric delivery service to 1.4 million customers in 29 counties of eastern and central Pennsylvania and has consistently ranked among the best companies for customer service in the United States. More information is available at www.pplelectric.com