NiSource Names Samuel Miller Executive VP/COO

September 11, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

NiSource Inc. (Merrillville, IN) announced that Samuel Miller, a former Accenture partner with extensive experience in redesigning, implementing and managing business operations, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NiSource. Miller has nearly 20 years of experience in consulting, primarily with energy and utility companies, and will be responsible for integration of NiSource's core operating businesses.

"Sam's proven expertise in operational redesign and integration will help NiSource further our strategy of focusing on our core assets while serving customers efficiently and effectively," said NiSource Chairman, President and CEO Gary Neale. "He will be an instrumental part of the leadership team positioning NiSource for the future in a continually changing energy industry."