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Liberty Lake, Wash.-based Itron Inc. has announced the appointment of Lynda Ziegler to its board of directors. Ziegler has more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry and most recently served as executive vice president of power delivery services at Southern California Edison (SCE).

Before retiring from SCE in September 2012, Ziegler was responsible for the successful automation of nearly 5 million meters and associated support systems as part of the utility’s Edison SmartConnect program. She held various positions, including senior vice president of customer service, vice president of customer programs and services, and her most recent position of executive vice president of power delivery services.

“Lynda Ziegler’s wealth of industry knowledge and experience will be an asset to the board,” comments Jon Eliassen, chairman of Itron’s board of directors “We look forward to working with a pioneer in grid modernization who has successfully implemented one of the nation’s largest and most innovative smart grid deployments.”



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