Personnel and Promotions

Issue 4 and Volume 105.

Allen Franklin has been named president and CEO of Southern Co. Gale Klappa has been named CFO and C.B. Harreld is CFO of Southern Company Generation and Energy Marketing, which will own, manage and finance the company’s competitive generation assets.

Mike Tingus has been named president of newly created Capstone California.

Ronald Alto has been named to the newly created position of vice president, sales and services for Catalytica Energy Systems. Alto has been vice president of Cytec Industries.

Pat Thomasson has been named CEO of National Green Power Company.

Nick Baldwin has been named CEO of PowerGen, plc, parent of Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric.

James F. Wood has resigned as president of Babcock & Wilcox, and David L. Keller, senior vice president of B&W’s Service Group, has been elected executive vice president of B&W and assumes Wood’s responsibilities.

Ralph R. DiSibio, formerly president of Parsons Power Group, has joined Washington Group International as executive vice president of business development in the company’s Washington Power business unit.

Duke Energy has named Clarence Ray president of Duke Energy Generation Services, a new company established to provide O&M services for Duke Energy’s fleet of wholesale merchant power plants in North America.