PPL Names Supply Chain Executive
ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (PPL) Thursday (9/6) named a 25-year veteran as its head of Supply Chain and Procurement.
Jaime Bohnke, currently Global Supply Chain and Lean Six Sigma vice president for Tyco International, will join PPL Oct. 1 as vice president-Supply Chain. She will report to Paul Farr, PPL's executive vice president and chief financial officer.
"We are very fortunate to welcome to the PPL team someone of Jaime's extensive experience in a wide range of positions and industries," said Farr. "She is an important addition to the already strong leadership team in our services company."
Bohnke has served in her current position for four years following service as vice president of Supply Chain Management at Westinghouse Electric's Nuclear Fuel operation. Previously, she headed the Integrated Supply Chain of Raytheon Missile Systems.
The Los Angeles native, who holds a doctorate in organizational behavior and business policy, began her career at McDonnell Douglas. She also has experience at Healthcare Corporation of America and Contour Aerospace, an independent aerostructure developer.
At PPL, Bohnke replaces Joe Zelechoski, who retired as the head of Supply Chain earlier this year.
Bohnke earned her doctorate from the University of La Verne in La Verne, Calif. She holds a B.A. in business management and an M.B.A from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif. She is a Six Sigma Greenbelt and has completed executive development programs at the University of Chicago, the University of Phoenix and Merrimack College.
PPL Corporation, headquartered in Allentown, Pa., through its affiliates owns or controls about 19,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the United States, sells energy in key U.S. markets, and delivers electricity and natural gas to about 10 million customers in the United States and United Kingdom. More information is available at www.pplweb.com.
SOURCE PPL Corporation