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HAMPTON, NH, Oct. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Unitil Corporation (NYSE: UTL) (unitil.com) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Neveen F. Awad, Ph.D. . The addition of a new director is part of the normal succession planning process of the Board in anticipation of the upcoming retirements of directors reaching the mandatory retirement age of 75. Dr. Awad will stand for election to the Board by the shareholders of the Company at the next annual meeting of shareholders, to be held in April 2023.
Dr. Awad is Partner and Managing Director of Boston Consulting Group (“BCG”), a global management consulting firm. She leads the Detroit office and is also BCG’s global technology platform offering leader. Prior to BCG, Dr. Awad was an assistant professor at Wayne State University School of Business, a public research university in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Awad earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Yale University and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan School of Business.
“We are delighted to have Dr. Neveen Awad join Unitil’s Board of Directors,” said Thomas P. Meissner, Jr., Chairman, CEO and Chairman of Unitil. “Neveen is a proven leader with exceptional experience in digital and technology transformations, and brings skills in a number of important areas, including strategic planning and workforce diversity development, that will enhance and preserve the board’s existing strong skills.
About Unitil CorporationUnitil Corporation provides energy for life by safely and reliably delivering natural gas and electricity to New England. We are committed to the communities we serve and to developing the people, business practices and technologies that lead to the delivery of reliable and more efficient energy. Unitil Corporation is a utility holding company operating in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Together, Unitil’s operating utilities serve approximately 107,700 electricity customers and 86,600 natural gas customers. For more information about our people, technologies and community involvement, please visit unitil.com.
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Source: UNITIL Corporation