TEP Chairman stepping down

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The Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company that oversees Tucson Electric Power is retiring at the end of the year. 65-year old James Pignatelli has run UniSource Energy Corporation since July of 1998.

The Board is reviewing potential successors to Pignatelli and expects to complete that task soon. "Whoever the board chooses as my successor, our dedicated and talented work force will ensure that the company remains focused on providing reliability, service and value to customers and shareholders alike," said Pignatelli.