National Grid US President Tom King is pleased to announce that John J. Donleavy has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for National Grid’s US operations. National Grid is one of the nation’s largest energy companies, serving more than three million electric and three million natural gas customers in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. National Grid also owns a fleet of generation plants on Long Island.
Most recently, Donleavy was President of Lafayette Power Consulting (LPC). LPC provides expertise to Fortune 500 energy companies in their growth and business development strategy, including mergers and acquisitions, emergency planning and response, and consulting services to achieve business and operational excellence in electric generation, distribution and transmission.Donleavy has also held positions with PSE&G and Exelon, and is a past Vice Chairman of the North American Transmission Forum. About National Grid National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE:NGG) is an electricity and gas company that connects consumers to energy sources through its networks. The company is at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society - to create new, sustainable energy solutions for the future and developing an energy system that underpins economic prosperity in the 21st century. In Great Britain, we deliver gas and electricity across the country. In the northeast US, we connect more than seven million gas and electric customers to vital energy sources. National Grid delivers electricity to approximately 3.3 million customers in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. It manages the electricity network on Long Island under an agreement with the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), and owns over 4,000 megawatts of contracted electricity generation, providing power to over one million LIPA customers. National Grid is also the largest distributor of natural gas in northeastern U.S., serving approximately 3.4 million customers in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. For more information please visit our website: www.nationalgridus.com. Follow us on Twitter, Watch us on You Tube, Friend us on Facebook, Find our photos on Flickr.