Brett Leopold Promoted to Vice President, ITC Holdings Corp. and President, ITC Great Plains
NOVI, Mich., May 21, 2015 – ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that Brett Leopold has been promoted to vice president, ITC Holdings Corp. and president, ITC Great Plains. He previously served as director, ITC Holdings Corp. and president, ITC Great Plains. Mr. Leopold serves as the business unit head for ITC Great Plains.
Mr. Leopold joined ITC in 2008 as director of regulatory policy and attorney for ITC Great Plains, advocating regulatory objectives and legal positions before state regulators in the Southwest Power Pool region. He previously served as an attorney in regulatory and state government affairs positions for Sprint Corporation in Kansas, and in legal positions with law firms in Missouri and Kansas, the United States Attorney’s Office in Kansas City, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Kansas. Mr. Leopold has practiced law since 1993. He holds a juris doctor degree from Yale Law School and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas.
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. Through its regulated operating subsidiaries ITCTransmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains, 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 approximately 15,600 circuit miles of transmission line. ITC’s grid development focus includes growth through regulated infrastructure investment as well as domestic and international expansion through merchant and other commercial development opportunities. For more information, please visit ITC’s website at WWW.ITC-HOLDINGS.COM.
ITC Great Plains
ITC Great Plains, LLC is a transmission-only utility operating in the Southwest Power Pool region. The company currently owns and operates approximately 436 circuit miles of transmission lines in Kansas and Oklahoma. ITC Great Plains maintains regional offices in Dodge City, Topeka and Wichita, Kansas and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. ITC Great Plains is a subsidiary of ITC Grid Development, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., the nation’s largest independent electric transmission company.
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