Monroe, MI – Barbara Nick, President of Michigan Gas Utilities (MGU), a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: TEG), announced that Ron Herr has been promoted to Vice President and General Manager effective February 16. Herr will assume the duties of Chuck Hauska who is retiring in March. "Ron Herr brings a wealth of experience in engineering, operations and leadership," said Barbara Nick. "I am confident that he will build on the strong traditions of safe, reliable, and affordable service to our customers, while creating an even stronger MGU."
Herr joined MGU in 1977 as an Operations Trainee and progressed to Manager of Operations Staff and then Southern Division Operations Manager. Along the way to becoming Director of Business Operations in 2002, Ron also held the positions of Vice President Marketing and Customer Service and Director of Quality Assurance. He is based in the Monroe office.
Ron graduated from Cardinal Stritch High School in Oregon, OH. He also earned a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Toledo as well as an MBA from Notre Dame University.
MGU also promoted Nicholas Krzeminski to the position of Manager - External Affairs. Krzeminski replaces P. J. Livernois who recently retired from MGU.
Nick Krzeminski MGU Manager-External Affairs
Krzeminski joined MGU in November 2000 as a Purchasing Supervisor. He has held supervisory positions in operations and his most recent position was Customer Relations Manager for east Michigan. His experience in customer relations as well as his extensive community involvement will contribute to his success in his new role.
Krzeminski is a Trustee on the Board of Education for Coldwater Community Schools and a Trustee on the Board for CAABC (Coldwater Area Amateur Baseball Congress). He will be based in the MGU Coldwater office.