December 19, 2012
LA CROSSE, WI—Dairyland Power Cooperative is pleased to announce the promotion of John Carr to the position of Vice President, Strategic Planning, effective January 4, 2013. He succeeds Dale Pohlman, who is retiring on January 4 after 12 years of service to Dairyland.
“John’s technical expertise in fuel and power marketing has been an important asset to Dairyland,” said Bill Berg, President and CEO. “I am confident that John’s strong leadership skills and strengths in power marketing, planning and fuel management will help Dairyland be successful as we serve our members’ future needs.”
Carr joined Dairyland Power as Director, Fuels Management, in May 2008. He was promoted to Director, Fuel and Power Marketing in May 2011.
A native of Austin, Minn., Carr has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Iowa State University. He has 25 years of professional experience in grain marketing and transportation, trading and risk management, utility fuel supply operations, and energy marketing. Prior to joining Dairyland, he was employed by Alliant Energy in Madison, and Cargill, Inc., of Minneapolis.
With headquarters in La Crosse, Wis., Dairyland provides wholesale electricity to 25 member distribution cooperatives and 15 municipal utilities. A Touchstone Energy Cooperative, Dairyland’s service area encompasses 62 counties in four states (Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois). Dairyland’s generation resources include coal, natural gas, hydro, wind, biomass, solar, landfill gas and animal waste. For more information, please visit www.dairynet.com.