SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
September 15, 2010
El Paso Electric Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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On September 15, 2010, El Paso Electric Company (the Company) announced the departure of George A. Williams, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
The Company also announced structural changes to its Operations group. Vice President of Transmission and Distribution, Hector Puente, and Vice President of Generation, Andres (Andy) Ramirez, will begin reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer David Stevens. Mr. Puente has been with the Company since 1980 and has served in various capacities, including Vice President of Generation. Mr. Ramirez has been with the Company since 2005. He has 28 years of experience in the electric utility industry. Prior to joining EPE, he served as Executive Director of Gulf Regions Operations for Sempra Energy, a California-based energy company, was Senior Vice President of Power Production for Austin Energy and held various management and engineering positions in generation with Central Power and Light.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.