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Sandra Beach Lin has been elected to American Electric Power's board of directors.

Lin was president and CEO of Calisolar Inc. (now Silicor Materials) from August 2010 to December 2011. She previously served as a corporate executive vice president at Celanese Corp., a global hybrid chemical company.

In addition, Lin was president of Alcoa Closure Systems International and held leadership positions at several divisions of AlliedSignal Inc. (now Honeywell International Inc.).

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