Krista Tanner to Join ITC as Vice President, ITC Holdings Corp. and President, ITC Midwest

NOVI, Mich., October 13, 2014 – ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that Krista Tanner will join the company on Nov. 10, 2014 as vice president, ITC Holdings Corp., and president of ITC Midwest.

In this role, Tanner will serve as the business unit head and provide leadership and strategic direction for ITC Midwest. She will be based at ITC Midwest’s regional office in Des Moines, Iowa.

“Krista Tanner brings extensive industry experience, leadership and knowledge to ITC,” said Linda Blair, executive vice president and chief business officer for ITC Holdings Corp. “Her stature in the utility industry will be a tremendous asset to ITC as we continue to execute on significant work in our Midwest footprint.”

Tanner joins ITC from Alliant Energy, a Wisconsin-based public utility holding company, where she served as director of regulatory policy. While at Alliant she created the company’s regional and federal policy groups and led the development of the company’s legal strategy across regulatory jurisdictions. Tanner previously served as a board member of the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) under appointment by Gov. Chet Culver. At the IUB she provided leadership in strategic planning, policy issues, organizational performance and improved stakeholder communications. Earlier in her career, Tanner was an associate attorney and shareholder at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

Tanner holds a Juris Doctor from Drake University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Northern Iowa. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration from the Tippie School of Management at the University of Iowa.

About 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. ITC’s regulated operating subsidiaries include ITCTransmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains. Through these subsidiaries, 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 15,000 circuit miles of transmission line. Through ITC Grid Development and its subsidiaries, the company also focuses on expansion in areas where significant transmission system improvements are needed. For more information, please visit ITC’s website at (ITC-itc-F).

About ITC Midwest

ITC Midwest, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC Holdings Corp., the nation’s largest independent electricity transmission company. The company operates more than 6,600 circuit miles of transmission lines in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Missouri, and holds utility status in Wisconsin. ITC Midwest maintains regional offices in Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Iowa City and Perry, Iowa; and Albert Lea and Lakefield, Minnesota.


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