Vice President, Operations, Elizabethtown Gas
Brian MacLean was named vice president of operations for Elizabethtown Gas, a subsidiary of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS), in December 2011. He is responsible for day-to-day operations as the gas utility meets the energy needs of more than 277,000 customers including ensuring safety, compliance, operational excellence and financial performance.
With 4.5 million utility customers, AGL Resources is the largest natural-gas only distribution company in the United States by customer count.
With more than 19 years with AGL Resources, MacLean previously served as region manager for Elizabethtown Gas. With a focus on safety, compliance and operational quality, he was responsible for all aspects of local operations including managing distribution, field service and meter reading functions. Prior to that, MacLean served AGL Resources as managing director, Business Process Improvement and Business Systems Support. His team was responsible for identifying and implementing process improvement initiatives designed to decrease operating expenses and increase revenue while improving safety and customer service. Earlier, MacLean served the company as managing director, Operations Management. His team of more than 400 employees and contractors supported the company's utilities in six states in areas such as preventative and corrective maintenance programs for transmission and distribution systems, and the development of safety, risk management and total quality programs. He began his career with the company at Virginia Natural Gas where he served in a number of roles including region manager, Southern Operations.
Active in the community, MacLean is a frequent volunteer at the Saint Francis Inn soup kitchen. He has served on the boards of the Tri-County Red Cross of New Jersey, the Hampton Roads Technology Council and is a graduate of Leadership New Jersey.
He earned his undergraduate degree from University of Prince Edward Island, completed an Electrical Engineering Technology Co-Op program at NASA Langley Research Center and holds multiple professional certifications from NACE, ISA and Microsoft.
MacLean has four children and lives with his wife in Warren, N.J.
About Elizabethtown Gas
Elizabethtown Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS), provides natural gas delivery service to approximately 277,000 residential, business and industrial natural gas customers in New Jersey. In operation since 1855, the company serves parts of Union, Middlesex, Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Morris and Mercer counties. For more information, visit www.elizabethtowngas.com
About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services, midstream operations and cargo shipping. AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves approximately 630,000 retail energy customers and approximately 1.2 million customer service contracts through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Pivotal Home Solutions, respectively, which markets natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management, ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities, and ownership of Tropical Shipping, one of the largest containerized cargo carriers serving the Bahamas and Caribbean region. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.