Jon E. Jipping, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for ITC Holdings Corp., since 2007, is responsible for control room operations, transmission system planning, system operations, engineering, supply chain, field construction and maintenance, safety and security, and information technology. Mr. Jipping was previously Senior Vice President of Engineering, responsible for transmission system design, maintenance and project engineering, after being promoted from Director of Engineering.
Prior to joining ITC in 2003, Mr. Jipping joined Detroit Edison in Engineering Research in 1989. During his career at Detroit Edison, Mr. Jipping held positions of increasing responsibility in Transmission System Operations; Transmission and Sub transmission Planning; and Service Center Operations. Mr. Jipping earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Calvin College and a Master’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, concentrating in power systems, from Michigan Technological University.
A registered professional engineer in the state of Michigan, Mr. Jipping currently serves as chair of the Advisory Board of the Michigan Technological University College of Engineering. Mr. Jipping also resides on the Edison Electric Institutes’ CEO Policy Committee on Energy Delivery and Policy Committee on Reliability & Business Continuity and is a member of the North American Transmission Forum. He also represents ITC on the Senior Executive Working Group of the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council.
ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) is the nation’s largest independent electric transmission company. Based in Novi, Michigan, ITC invests in the electric transmission grid to improve reliability, expand access to markets, lower the overall cost of delivered energy and allow new generating resources to interconnect to its transmission systems. Through its regulated operating subsidiaries ITCTransmission, Michigan Electric Transmission Company, ITC Midwest and ITC Great Plains, ITC owns and operates high-voltage transmission facilities in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, serving a combined peak load exceeding 26,000 megawatts along approximately 15,700 circuit miles of transmission line. ITC’s grid development focus includes growth through regulated infrastructure investment as well as domestic and international expansion through merchant and other commercial development opportunities. For more information, please visit ITC’s website at www.itc-holdings.com