Black Hills Corp. Names Steven R. Mills to Board of Directors
Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced it will temporarily increase the size of its board of directors from 10 to 11 members with the election of Steven R. Mills effective Oct. 26, 2011. The change in board size is for a limited period that will be used to facilitate an effective succession to replace board member John R. Howard, who is retiring in May 2012 after 34 years of service on the Black Hills Corp. board of directors.
"John Howard has been a great asset as a director over the years as we executed strategic plans to increase shareholder value and significantly grow our company. His commitment and contributions to Black Hills are valued and appreciated," said David R. Emery, chairman, president and chief executive officer. "I am also pleased with the addition of Steven Mills as a director. He brings in-depth business, financial and strategic acumen that strengthens our board's collective qualifications, skills and experience, and we look forward to his contributions to our success."
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