Xcel Energy names new subsidiary CEO

CNJ staff

Xcel Energy named Riley Hill chief executive officer and president of its Southwestern Public Service Company subsidiary Tuesday, according to a company press release.

Hill succeeds David Eves, who has been named president and chief operating officer of Public Service Company of Colorado, an Xcel Energy company.

Both changes are effective Nov. 15.

Hill was named chief operating officer in July 2009. He previously served as regional vice president of customer and community relations and vice president of construction, operations and maintenance at the Colorado company.