Mary Powell

Mary Powell

Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mary Powell will be leaving the state’s largest electric utility at the end of this year.

Mari McClure, senior vice president, will be GMP’s new head.

The changes were announced Sunday in a statement from the company.

Mari McClure

Mari McClure

Powell praised the company’s employees who “care so deeply about this state, the planet and the customers we serve.”

“I think my biggest accomplishment is creating a team-based environment where we don’t just love our customers but we show love for each other,” Powell said.

Powell said she had initially turned down working at Green Mountain Power, or “the glass palace,” as the investor-owned utility was then called, because the culture felt too stiff.

Read more at VTDigger.org (GMP President Mary Powell announces plans to step down)

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