Vice President, Retail Energy, AGL Resources and
Senior Vice President, Risk and Asset Management, SouthStar Energy Services
Michael Nieman was named vice president, Retail Energy for AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) and senior vice president, Risk and Asset Management for SouthStar Energy Services in December 2011. He is responsible for all physical and financial trading to support the company's commercial asset optimization and hedging strategies.
Previously, Mr. Nieman served as senior vice president, Commercial Operations for SouthStar Energy Services, a subsidiary of AGL Resources. He has held numerous positions within SouthStar, including managing director of Commercial Operations, director of Industrial Markets, manager of Business Development and manager of Liquid Fuels.
He started his 19-year career in the natural gas industry as a rate analyst at the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia.
Mr. Nieman is an advisory board member of the Georgia Council of Camp Fire USA and is a coach in the Greater Gwinnett Baseball League.
He earned his undergraduate degree from Florida State University and his master's in business administration from Mercer University.
Mr. Nieman lives in Lilburn, Ga. with his wife and four children.
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. As the nation's largest natural gas-only distributor based on customer count, AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves more than 1.5 million retail customers through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Nicor National, which market 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.