JohnO. Hudson, III retires from Southern Company Gas, accepts external administrative position

JohnO. Hudson, III retires from Southern Company Gas, accepts external administrative position
JohnO. Hudson, III, chairman and CEO of Nicor Gas, will be retiring effective April 22. He has accepted another administrative position with Entergy Corporation.
In his further than 22 times with Southern Company, Hudson, who served in administrative leadership places at Southern Company Gas and Alabama Power Company, has made significant benefactions in numerous areas of the company.

“John is a reputed leader who has been necessary to several important company, client and community enterprise that have been integral to our organizational elaboration, growth and success,” said Kim Greene, president, chairman, and CEO of Southern Company Gas.”He has brought creative thinking and a passion for invention to the van of our business, and I know he’ll continue to be successful in his new position with Entergy.”
Prior to serving as chairman and CEO of Nicor Gas, Hudson served as administrative vice chairman and principal external and public affairs officer at Southern Company Gas. Before assuming that part, Hudson served in several administrative positions at Alabama Power.

Dallas takes over at Nicor Gas
With Hudson’s withdrawal, Wendell Dallas has been named chairman and CEO of Nicor Gas, the largest natural gas distribution company in the state of Illinois, serving further than2.2 million homes and businesses in over 650 northern Illinois communities.

“Wendell is uniquely good to take the arm at Nicor Gas having spent further than 25 times in the natural gas assiduity,”Greene said.”His broad experience across operations, marketing and engineering — as well as his external focus on guests and communities — makes him the ideal person to lead the association at this pivotal time. I’m confident that under his leadership, Nicor Gas will continue to thrive, not only furnishing clean, safe, dependable and affordable natural gas, but also serving as an inventor and profitable motorist as well.”
Dallas most lately served as vice chairman of deals and marketing for Georgia Power Company. In this part, he led the perpetration of the company’s topline profit growth strategy. He was responsible for new product development, product distribution,e-commerce, deals operation, and energy effectiveness.

Previous to his part at Georgia Power Company, Dallas served as vice chairman of operations for two Southern Company Gas accessories, Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga Gas. In this part, he was responsible for icing the company’s functional excellence in delivering clean, safe, dependable, and affordable natural gas to further than guests in five Georgia and Tennessee regions. He also served as Vice President of Economic Development.
Veritably active in the community, Dallas has served on severalnon-profit, community and energy assiduity boards including serving asco-chair of the Georgia Knowledge Commission, a business- led commission of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and Knowledge For All. Wendell is a gubernatorial nominee and board president of the state of Georgia’s Workforce Development Board. He is also served on the boards of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the Auburn University Engineering Alumni Council.

A native of Opelika, Alabama, Wendell earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Auburn University. Also, he’s a graduate of Leadership Georgia, Leadership Atlanta and Leadership Savannah.
About Southern Company Gas

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