RIDGELAND, Miss., Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- C Spire President and CEO Hu Meena was named this week as one of the most influential leaders in Mississippi for spearheading the company's next-generation Fiber-to-the-Home Gigabit Internet access initiative.
Meena was honored Wednesday night along with 49 other top leaders in business, government and the media as part of the inaugural Mississippi Top 50 program, which will annually recognize individuals for their influence in the state. The awards are sponsored by Y'all Politics and Supertalk Mississippi and winners are nominated through an open process. Other winners included Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, Mississippi State University Chancellor Mark Keenum, U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, U.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves, U.S. Reps Bennie Thompson and Gregg Harper, Sanderson Farms CEO Joe Sanderson and Entergy Mississippi President and CEO Haley Fisackerly.