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AEP Names Coleman Vice President of Corporate Philanthropy and Community Engagement

American Electric Power has named Janelle N. Coleman to a new position as vice president, Corporate Philanthropy and Community Engagement, effective Nov. 30. She also will serve as president of the American Electric Power Foundation, effective Jan. 1, 2021, replacing Dale Heydlauff, senior vice president of Corporate Communications and current president of the AEP Foundation, following his retirement Dec. 31.

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AEP to Focus Investments on Energy Grid and Renewables, Reaffirms Operating Earnings Growth Rate of 5% to 7%

American Electric Powerwill continue its progress toward a clean energy future by investing in its regulated businesses and renewable generation. The company’s 2021 operating earnings (earnings excluding special items) guidance range of $4.51 to $4.71 per share reflects its projected annual operating earnings growth rate of 5% to 7%. AEP management will discuss the company’s strategy and financial growth plans during the annual Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference Nov. 9-10, which will be held virtually this year.

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AEP Names Three New Leaders to Information Technology Organization

American Electric Power has added three new leaders to its information technology group. The company named Joe Brenner vice president of Application Development & Business Solutions, effective Nov. 2. Sanjay Terakanambi has been named vice president of Technology Infrastructure, Operations & Support and Christopher D. Johnson has been named managing director of Enterprise Innovation & Technology, effective Nov. 9. All three positions report to Therace Risch, senior vice president and chief information & technology officer.

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AEP Ohio Employee and National Guardsman Helps Fight COVID-19

AEP Ohio employee Derek Goodburn is making a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic as a member of the U.S. National Guard.

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