NOVI, Mich., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that Ron Hinsley has joined the company as vice president, information technology and chief information officer.
Hinsley will lead IT activities and support all corporate applications including the Transmission Management System and Enterprise Resource Planning for ITC.
" Ron Hinsley brings more than 20 years of information systems experience in the energy industry," said Jon Jipping, executive vice president and chief operating officer for ITC Holdings Corp. "His accomplishments align with ITC's core values of safety and reliability. He is a great addition to the company."
Hinsley joins ITC from Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation, the operators of the Wolf Creek Generating Station in Kansas. In that role, he managed all information services strategy and operations, as well as critical infrastructure protection (CIP) compliance and IT governance functions. Prior to his role at Wolf Creek, Hinsley served as vice president and CIO for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas and the former Aquila, Inc. He also brings experience as a North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) CIP-compliance consultant for CPS Energy, where he implemented a NERC CIP-compliant infrastructure to serve the company's energy development operations. Hinsley holds a Bachelor of Science degree from College of St. Mary in Omaha, Neb.About ITC Holdings Corp. ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) is the nation's largest independent electric transmission company. Based in Novi, Michigan, ITC invests in the electric transmission grid to improve reliability, expand access to markets, lower the overall cost of delivered energy and allow new generating resources to interconnect to its transmission systems. ITC's regulated operating subsidiaries include ITC Transmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains. Through these subsidiaries, ITC owns and operates high-voltage transmission facilities in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, serving a combined peak load exceeding 26,000 megawatts along 15,000 circuit miles of transmission line. Through ITC Grid Development and its subsidiaries, the company also focuses on expansion in areas where significant transmission system improvements are needed. For more information, please visit ITC's website at www.itc-holdings.com. (itc-ITC)
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