Northern Indiana Public Service Co. (NIPSCO) named BarrettHatches president and CEO. Hatches, who will join NIPSCO April 2,will oversee all natural gas and electric distribution operationsof the utility serving more than 700,000 natural gas customers and430,000 electric customers across the northern third of Indiana.Hatches also will serve as CEO of NiSource’s other Indiana naturalgas distribution companies, Northern Indiana Fuel and Light, andKokomo Gas and Fuel. Hatches, 45, currently is president and CEO ofAlaska-based ENSTAR Natural Gas, a gas distribution subsidiary ofSEMCO ENERGY.

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