William (Bill) Jefferson serves as Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Safety Officer for NiSource. He oversees engineering and asset management, major projects, contractor support, environmental health and safety, work management, training, field operations support, operational excellence, and emergency response for the company. He is responsible for driving operational excellence and safety at NiSource and its operating companies.
Previously, Jefferson was Site Vice President for the South Texas Project (STP) Nuclear Operating Company near Bay City, Texas, and prior to that, he was Plant General Manager and Operations Director for STP.
Jefferson has more than 35 years of experience in the utility industry. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President, Transmission Maintenance and Construction at Duke Energy. He also served as Vice President of the Harris Nuclear Plant for Progress Energy and Vice President of the Turkey Point and St. Lucie nuclear plants for Florida Power and Light.
In addition to the above roles, Jefferson served in positions of increasing responsibility for Exelon Generation Company / PECO Energy Company, including Plant Manager at Susquehanna Electric Company, Senior Manager of Plant Engineering at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, and Manager of Reactor Services at PECO Nuclear.
Jefferson is a committed member of the community and is currently an active board member on the Columbus Urban League, an organization that empowers African Americans and disenfranchised groups through economic, education and social programs. He previously served on the Texas A&M Galveston Academic Advisory Board.
Jefferson has a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from Purdue University and attended the Advanced Management Program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Jefferson lives in Columbus, Ohio.
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Who are NiSource's active insiders?
NiSource's insider roster includes Shawn Anderson (SVP), Donald Brown (CFO), Eric Butler (Director), Daniel Creekmur (SVP), Kimberly Cuccia (SVP), Michael Hooper (SVP), William Jefferson, Jr. (EVP), Michael Jesanis (Director), Charles Shafer, II (SVP), Pablo Vegas (COO), and Lloyd Yates (CEO). Learn More on NiSource's active insiders.
Are insiders buying or selling shares of NiSource?
In the last year, NiSource insiders bought shares 1 times. They purchased a total of 40,000 shares worth more than $1,057,600.00. In the last year, insiders at the utilities provider sold shares 4 times. They sold a total of 35,032 shares worth more than $953,230.78. The most recent insider tranaction occured on November, 28th when Director Michael E Jesanis sold 5,000 shares worth more than $131,200.00. Insiders at NiSource own 0.2% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at NiSource.
Information on this page was last updated on 11/28/2023.