Allegheny Energy 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
February 28, 2008 (February 22, 2008)
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
ALLEGHENY ENERGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
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(c) On February 22, 2008, Allegheny Energy, Inc. (Allegheny) appointed Curtis H. Davis as its Chief Operating Officer, Generation, effective March 1, 2008. Mr. Davis, who is 55 years old, has served in various positions at Duke Energy Corporation (Duke Energy) over the past 33 years. Most recently, Mr. Davis served as Senior Vice President for Duke Energys non-regulated generation fleet since January 2003. A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Daviss appointment is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
(d) On February 22, 2008, Alleghenys Board of Directors (the Board) voted, pursuant to Article III, Section 2 of Alleghenys Amended and Restated Bylaws, to increase the size of the Board from nine members to ten members and appointed Christopher D. Pappas to serve as a member of the Board. Mr. Pappas was also appointed to serve on the Management Compensation and Development Committee of the Board. Mr. Pappas is a member of the Board of Directors and the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Nova Chemicals Corporation. A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Pappass appointment is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.