August 3, 2018

Emera Maine promotes from within for new president

Courtesy / Emera Maine
Courtesy / Emera Maine
Mike Herrin became president of Emera Maine, Maine's second-largest electric utility, effective July 1.

Emera Maine, Maine's second-largest electric utility, promoted its chief operating officer to president.

Mike Herrin became president effective July 1. He retains the title of COO.

"I look forward to continuing Emera Maine's work to provide safe, reliable service that meets the evolving needs of our customers," said Herrin.

He succeeds Alan Richardson, who has retired after more than 30 years of service at various Emera Inc. companies.

Herrin joined Emera Maine as COO in the summer of 2017 after more than 25 years with Tampa Electric. He held a variety of positions at the Florida utility over the years, working in marketing, sales, information technology, procurement and facilities services. Before coming to Maine, Herrin was director of customer experience operations at TECO, successfully leading the implementation of the company's new customer information and billing systems.

He has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from University of South Florida and an MBA from University of Tampa. He lives in Bangor.

Emera Maine, the state's second-largest electric utility, delivers electricity to 158,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across 10,400 square miles in five counties in eastern and northern Maine. It has 400 employees in Maine.


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