COLUMBUS, Ohio – American Electric Power is making a series of changes designed to expand the experiences of top executives, the company announced recently.
Here is a list of the changes, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2021:
- Lisa M. Barton, currently executive vice president of utilities, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer.
- Julie Sloat, currently senior vice president of treasury and risk, has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer.
- Brian X. Tierney, currently executive vice president and chief financial officer, has been named executive vice president of strategy.
In her new role, Barton will continue to lead the activities of all AEP utility operating companies, as well as the operations of the generation and transmission business units and the procurement, supply chain and fleet operations organization.
Sloat will assume responsibility for all other CFO functions, including accounting and tax, treasury and risk, and corporate planning and budgeting.
Tierney will lead AEP’s corporate strategy and operational and performance management functions.
AEP, which is based in Columbus, Ohio, focuses on building a smarter energy system and delivering new technologies and custom energy solutions to its customers, the company said in a news release.
AEP’s family of companies includes the utilities AEP Ohio, AEP Texas and Public Service Co. of Oklahoma.