Easton Utilities is pleased to name John J. Horner, Jr. as the Vice President of Operations. Bringing over 25 years of industry experience, Mr. Horner joins Easton Utilities from Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), where he held various senior level positions. In this role, Mr. Horner will oversee the daily operational activities as well as charter and manage capital and operational projects.
The VP of Operations is a critical role in the organization, combining technical skills with analytical insight to implement policies and spearhead the overall operational plan for Easton Utilities. “John’s significant industry experience will fortify the multi-disciplined team we have at Easton Utilities,” stated Hugh E. Grunden, President and CEO of Easton Utilities.
“I look forward to working with the remarkable team at Easton Utilities and plan to focus on the customers’ expectations as we continue providing safe, reliable service to the Easton community,” said Horner.
Mr. Horner’s most recent positions were Director of Northeast Regional Electric Operations and Director of Distribution System Operations (gas and electric) for BGE. His responsibilities included strategic planning, project management and providing leadership to 500 utility employees. Mr. Horner graduated from The Johns Hopkins University with a BS in Electrical & Computer Engineering and holds an MBA from Loyola College.