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Portland, Ore.-based PPM Energy Inc., ScottishPower's U.S. energy business, has created two new executive positions to support its growing wind business.

Jean Wilson will now serve as senior vice president of PPM's overall wind energy business. In her new role, she will oversee the development, construction, maintenance, asset management and origination of renewable energy projects. Wilson has more than 13 years of experience in the wind energy sector, including four years with Kenetech Windpower and 10 years with PPM and its former affiliate PacifiCorp.

Kevin Devlin will serve as vice president of commercial operations. His new responsibilities include overseeing PPM Energy's newly formed commercial operations group, including wind equipment and service procurement, as well as the company's operations and maintenance business. He brings more than 18 years of experience in the energy industry to the new position, including 10 years with Exxon.

Ty Daul will replace Wilson as vice president of renewable business development. He will be responsible for PPM's wind energy greenfield development and project acquisition. Daul has more than 16 years of experience in the energy business, including seven years in engineering and marketing roles with Westinghouse Electric's power generation group, and four years with Entergy and Newport Generation.

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