Skaggs named to DTE Energy Board of Directors

Published on July 19, 2017 by Daily Energy Insider Reports

Robert Skaggs

DTE Energy recently named Robert Skaggs to its Board of Directors, a former chief executive for both the Columbia Pipeline Group Inc. and NiSource Inc., an energy company engaged in natural gas and electric utilities and the gas storage and pipeline business.

“We’re pleased Bob has agreed to join our board of directors and add to the diverse knowledge and views our directors bring to DTE,” Gerry Anderson, chairman and CEO of DTE Energy, said. “Bob joins us at a crucial time in our industry’s history. His knowledge and understanding of gas LDCs and the gas storage and pipeline business will be vital in the years ahead as DTE continues to grow its gas storage and pipeline business and transitions its electric generation fleet to include more natural gas generation and renewable sources.”

In addition to several leadership positions through his 35-year career, Skaggs has served as a director at Cloud Peak Energy Inc. since July 2015, and currently serves on the University Research Association Board of Trustees.

Skaggs holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Davidson College, a juris doctorate from West Virginia University as well as a master’s degree in business administration from Tulane University.