PORT HURON, Mich., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. today
announced that Lila R. Bradley has been named Vice President of Human
Resources and Public Affairs.
William L. Johnson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SEMCO ENERGY,
Inc., made the announcement.
"Lila Bradley has earned this promotion with her impressive display of
talent during her tenure at SEMCO ENERGY," Johnson said. "It is a pleasure to
see her become a member of the senior management of this Company."
Bradley, who joined the Company in 1998, succeeds Barrett Hatches. He was
named President of ENSTAR Natural Gas Company in Anchorage, Alaska. Bradley
had been Director of Human Resources for SEMCO ENERGY GAS COMPANY.
Before joining SEMCO ENERGY, she was a Manager for Burlington Northern
Santa Fe Railway. She started her railroad career with the Atchison, Topeka &
Santa Fe Railway and remained with the company following its merger into
Burlington Northern Santa Fe. She also worked for the U.S. Department of
Agriculture and Kansas State University.
She earned her degree in Human Resources Management and Business from
Friends University in Kansas.
While in Kansas, she received the Governor's "Volunteer Recognition
Award," and the "Volunteer Center Spotlight" from the Volunteer Center of
Topeka. She has been named Woman of the Year by the American Business Women
of America and was selected for the Leadership Topeka and Leadership Kansas
programs, among other honors. She also chaired the 1999 SEMCO ENERGY United
Way campaign for the Michigan United Way chapters.
SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. is a diversified energy and infrastructure company that
distributes natural gas to more than 350,000 customers combined in Michigan
and Alaska. Its subsidiary, SEMCO ENERGY VENTURES, owns and operates
businesses involved in gas engineering and quality assurance services,
pipeline construction services, propane distribution, intrastate pipelines and
natural gas storage in various regions of the United States.
SOURCE SEMCO ENERGY, Inc.
CONTACT: Francis Lieder of SEMCO ENERGY, Inc., 810-987-2200, ext. 4186, fax, 810-989-4098