Atlanta Gas Light Company Names Eduardo Noriega Manager Of Northeast Georgia Service Area

Atlanta Gas Light Company has named Eduardo Noriega manager of the company's Northeast Georgia Service Area, which covers Clarke, Hall and Oconee counties and maintains more than 53,000 customer accounts with a staff of 48.

Mr. Noriega, a native of Argentina who has been living in the United States since 1983, has more than a decade of experience in the natural gas industry. His career includes a position in management with Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania in addition to serving as a design engineer for the company.

Mr. Noriega played an active role in the community in Pennsylvania, which included the Northern Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce, United Way and the First Night Celebration.

"Eduardo Noriega brings to Atlanta Gas Light Company a unique set of skills -- hands-on experience in the industry coupled with a strong commitment to be a leader in the communities he serves," said Isaac Blythers, Vice President-Operations for Atlanta Gas Light Company. "We welcome him into the Atlanta Gas Light Company family."

"I look forward to meeting and developing a relationship with the communities Atlanta Gas Light Company serves in the Northeast Georgia area," said Mr. Noriega, adding, "I have already had the opportunity to meet Athens Mayor Doc Eldridge."

Mr. Noriega, his wife Cynthia and two children -- Ricardo and Garbriela -- are relocating from Pennsylvania to the Athens area this month.

Atlanta Gas Light Company is the second largest natural gas-only distributor in the United States and provides delivery service to more than 1.5 million customers in Georgia. It also is the primary subsidiary of AGL Resources , a regional energy services holding company which serves more than 1.8 million customers throughout Georgia, Chattanooga, Tennessee and southeastern Virginia. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, AGL Resources is engaged in natural gas distribution; wholesale and retail energy services; telecommunications infrastructure; and wholesale and retail propane sales. Atlanta Gas Light Company's home page address on the Internet is .


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