NOVI, Mich. (February 12, 2019) — ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC) today announced that Krista Tanner has been promoted to senior vice president and chief business unit officer for ITC Holdings Corp., effective February 18, 2019. Tanner will also remain president of ITC Midwest, a subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp.
In her new role, Tanner is responsible for strategic direction, customer service, local government and community affairs and financial performance for ITC’s four operating subsidiaries: ITC Midwest, ITC Great Plains, ITCTransmission and Michigan Electric Transmission Company (METC).
“Krista’s leadership and track record exemplify ITC’s focus on delivering value for customers,” said Linda Apsey, president and CEO of ITC. “This appointment strengthens ITC’s emphasis on the performance of our business units as the foundation for operational excellence as we work to modernize electrical infrastructure. ITC is fortunate to have such a strong leadership team that continues to position the company for long-term success,” added Apsey.
Tanner joined ITC in 2014 as vice president of ITC Holdings Corp. and president, ITC Midwest, where she is responsible for strategic direction, operations and financial performance for ITC’s operating subsidiary serving portions of Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Illinois.
Prior to joining ITC, Tanner served as director of regulatory policy for Alliant Energy, a Wisconsinbased public utility. Tanner previously served as a board member of the Iowa Utilities Board under appointment by Gov. Chet Culver, and as an associate attorney and shareholder at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.
Tanner serves on the board of directors of Delta Dental of Iowa, the Midwest Reliability Organization, and the Iowa Association of Business and Industry. She earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Tippie School of Management at the University of Iowa; a Juris Doctor from Drake University School of Law; and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Northern Iowa.
Krista Tanner resides in Clive, Iowa with her husband and two daughters.
About ITC Holdings Corp. ITC is the largest independent electricity transmission company in the United States. Based in Novi, Michigan, ITC invests in the electric transmission grid to improve reliability, expand access to markets, allow new generating resources to interconnect to its systems and lower the overall cost of delivered energy. Through its regulated operating subsidiaries ITCTransmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains, ITC owns and operates high voltage transmission infrastructure in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, and in development in Wisconsin. These systems serve a combined peak load exceeding 26,000 megawatts along approximately 15,800 circuit miles of transmission line, supported by 700 employees and 1,000 contractors across our expanding footprint. ITC Grid Development focuses on growth through regulated infrastructure investment as well as domestic and international expansion through merchant and other commercial development opportunities.
For further information visit WWW.ITC-HOLDINGS.COM. ITC is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry. For further information visit WWW.FORTISINC.COM.
About Fortis Fortis is a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry with 2017 revenue of C$8.3 billion and total assets of approximately C$50 billion as at September 30, 2018. The Corporation’s 8,500 employees serve utility customers in five Canadian provinces, nine U.S. states and three Caribbean countries. Additional information can be accessed at WWW.FORTISINC.COM.
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