DTE Energy Announces Senior Leadereship Changes: DTE Energy chairman, president and CEO Gerry Anderson announced several senior executive changes aimed at continuing to improve the company’s current operations and at developing its future leadership. The changes include naming Steve Kurmas DTE Energy president and COO; Jerry Norcia president and COO of DTE Electric and Gas & Storage Pipelines; Dave Meador DTE Energy vice chairman and chief administrative officer; Peter Oleksiak DTE Energy senior vice president and CFO; and Mark Stiers, president and COO of DTE Gas. The executive changes will be effective Dec. 30. Anderson, 55, will remain chairman and CEO of DTE Energy. In his new role, Kurmas, 57, will be responsible for the strategic oversight and operation of DTE Energy’s utility businesses, including DTE Electric, DTE Gas, Nuclear Generation, Major Enterprise Projects, and Environmental Management and Resources. He will continue to report to Anderson. Norcia, 50, will have direct responsibility for the company’s largest business unit, DTE Electric, as well as the rapidly growing Gas Storage and Pipeline business. Stiers, 51, will be responsible for leading the company’s natural gas utility including the gas utility’s supply and control functions. Both Norcia and Stiers will report to Kurmas. Meador, 56, will be responsible for oversight of the finance, information technology, corporate services and corporate affairs organizations for DTE Energy. He will continue to report to Anderson. Oleksiak, 47, will be responsible for the company’s financial function and will continue to report to Meador. DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include DTE Electric, an electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in Southeastern Michigan, DTE Gas, a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan and other non-utility, energy businesses focused on gas storage and pipelines, power and industrial projects, and energy trading. More at http://www.dteenergy.com.