International Resource News-November 15, 2018--Southwest Gas Holdings names new directors
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International Resource News - 15 November 2018
Southwest Gas Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SWX), a company that provides a natural gas service to over 2 million customers in Arizona, Nevada and California, has named Jane Lewis-Raymond and Leslie T Thornton as its new directors, effective January 1, 2019.
Lewis-Raymond has served the natural gas industry for nearly three decades. Presently, she is a partner with Parker Poe Adams and Bernstein in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she co-leads the Governance, Risk and Compliance Practice Group and is a member of the firm's Energy Practice Group. She retired from Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. in 2016, following the acquisition of Piedmont by Duke Energy Corporation, where she was a senior officer and member of the Executive Management Team. During her ten-year tenure with the company, she rose from general counsel and corporate secretary to senior vice president, chief legal, compliance and external relations officer. During her time at Piedmont, she implemented several corporate governance initiatives relating to enterprise risk management, cybersecurity readiness, crisis management planning and board succession planning. Earlier in her career, she was with the American Gas Association, as vice president of Regulatory Affairs. Lewis-Raymond is the co-chair for the Teach For America Charlotte-Piedmont Triad Advisory Board and serves on the National Advisory Council for Teach For America, the board of directors for MeckEd, the Steering Committee for The Keystone Energy Board, and is a member of Women Executives.
Thornton started her career in the utility...