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Novi, Mich.-based independent electric transmission company ITC Holdings Corp. has announced that Ron Hinsley has joined the company as vice president of information technology and chief information officer (CIO).

In his new position, Hinsley will lead IT activities and support all corporate applications, including the Transmission Management System and Enterprise Resource Planning for ITC. Hinsley joins ITC from Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corp., the operators of the Wolf Creek Generating Station in Kansas. In that role, he managed all information services strategy and operations, as well as critical infrastructure protection (CIP) compliance and IT governance functions.

Prior to his role at Wolf Creek, Hinsley served as vice president and CIO for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas and the former Aquila Inc. He also brings experience as a North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) CIP-compliance consultant for CPS Energy, where he implemented a NERC CIP-compliant infrastructure to serve the company's energy development operations.



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