The Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation board of directors has named Chris Jones as the cooperative’s new president, according to a company press release.
Jones, who previous servied as vice president of Communications and Member Services, will succeed Frank Jennings, who has served as president for 11 years.
“The board unanimously voted for Chris to be president,” Jennings said. “His reputation and abilities speak for themselves, and he’ll do a great job leading this company.”
Jones officially takes office Monday, April 1.
“I am honored and humbled by the opportunity to serve Middle Tennessee Electric’s members in this capacity,” Jones said. “I look forward to working with and supporting our board, senior staff and the MTEMC employee team. I’m also honored to follow a leader like Mr. Jennings, and I’m grateful I will have several weeks to spend with him in transition.”
Middle Tennessee Electric, one of the nation’s largest electric distribution cooperatives, serves more than 190,000 members in Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson, Cannon and surrounding counties.