RICHMOND, Va., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today announced that Robert M. Blue has been named senior vice president-Regulation, Law, Energy Solutions and Policy. He started in his new position on May 6, reporting to Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer.
Since January 2014, Blue had been serving as president of the company's Dominion Virginia Power operating segment, which operates electric transmission and distribution systems serving 2.5 million customer accounts in Virginia and northeast North Carolina.
Paul D. Koonce, executive vice president of Dominion and chief executive officer of Dominion's Energy Infrastructure Group – which includes Dominion Virginia Power and the Dominion Energy operating segment housing the company's natural gas businesses – adds the role of president-Dominion Virginia Power to his responsibilities.
"Bob Blue has been outstanding in every position he has held since joining Dominion a decade ago," Farrell said. "He is supremely qualified to lead a consolidated and fully integrated legal, regulatory, public policy, communications, and energy solutions team."
Reporting to Blue are Mary C. Doswell, senior vice president-Dominion Energy Solutions; Thomas P. Wohlfarth, senior vice president-Regulatory Affairs; Mark O. Webb, vice president, general counsel and chief risk officer; and Daniel A. Weekley, vice president-Corporate Affairs.
Blue joined Dominion in 2005 and held various posts in Dominion's legal, policy and public communications functions before being named president-Dominion Virginia Power. He was counselor and policy director for former Virginia Gov. Mark R. Warner and previously was a partner with the law firm now known as Hogan Lovells.
He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia, a juris doctor from Yale Law School, and a master's in business administration from UVa's Darden School of Business.
Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 24,600 megawatts of generation, 12,200 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,455 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 928 billion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves utility and retail energy customers in 13 states. For more information about Dominion, visit the company's website at www.dom.com.
For further information: Media (Dominion): Ryan Frazier, (804) 819-2521 or C.Ryan.Frazier@dom.com, Financial analysts: Kristy Babcock, (804) 819-2492 or Kristy.R.Babcock@dom.com