ITC Taps New Vice President to Oversee Development and Implementation of Its Energy Policy Initiatives, Strategies

Mar 11, 2009

NOVI, Mich., March 11, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- NOVI, Mich., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that Terry S. Harvill, Ph. D. has joined the company as vice president of energy policy. The newly created position is aligned with ITC's strategy to become a more active leader in policy issues related to the transmission industry.

Harvill will report to Linda Blair, ITC's executive vice president and chief business officer.

In his new role, Harvill will shape company strategies in response to energy policy issues impacting ITC and its customers, and will advocate energy policy that supports those strategies. He will be responsible for developing positions on key energy policy issues for all ITC subsidiaries and positioning ITC as a leader in the energy policy landscape.

"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Harvill to ITC," said Blair. "His tremendous industry and policy expertise will better position ITC to meet the challenges of the nation's new and ever-developing energy climate, as well as establish ITC as a leader in energy reform."

Harvill joins ITC with extensive experience in energy policy. Most recently, he served as vice president of energy policy for Constellation Energy Resources, Inc., where he was responsible for the development and implementation of Constellation's federal and state government regulatory policies in North America. Prior to his position with Constellation, Harvill was director of regulatory policy and operation for DTE Energy where he developed the company's regulatory policies and strategies.

Harvill also served as commissioner of the Illinois Commerce Commission -- the state's public utility commission -- and as former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar's assistant for business and economic development. He also served as the senior policy advisor to the chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission.

Harvill received his Ph. D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his Master of Science Degree and Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the Illinois State University.

About ITC Holdings Corp.

ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) invests in the electricity transmission grid to improve electric reliability, improve access to markets, and lower the overall cost of delivered energy. ITC is the largest independent electricity transmission company in the country. Through its subsidiaries, ITCTransmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company (METC) and ITC Midwest, ITC operates contiguous, regulated, high-voltage transmission systems in Michigan's Lower Peninsula and portions of Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Missouri, serving a combined peak load in excess of 25,000 megawatts. ITC is also focused on new areas where significant transmission system improvements are needed through subsidiaries ITC Grid Development, ITC Great Plains and ITC Panhandle Transmission. For more information, please visit: (itc-ITC)

SOURCE ITC Holdings Corp.

Copyright (C) 2009 PR Newswire. All rights reserved