READING, Pa., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has named Brian Paganie the new external affairs manager for the Clearfield and Dubois areas of its Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) utility. He replaces John Shimko, who has retired.
External affairs managers serve as liaisons between Penelec and elected officials, as well as support community involvement activities. They work from regional offices across Penelec's service area to provide closer proximity to and understanding of the unique issues that face each community they serve. Paganie will be located at the company's Clearfield, Pa., service center.
He joined FirstEnergy in 2009, and most recently served as a major account executive for the company's unregulated affiliate, FirstEnergy Solutions. Paganie will be relocating to the Clearfield area from Akron, Ohio.
He received a bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing from Ohio University.
Penelec serves approximately 600,000 customers in 31 Pennsylvania counties. Follow Penelec on Twitter @Penelec and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PenelecElectric.
FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.
Editor's Note: A photo of Brian Paganie is available for download on Flickr.
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SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.