FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FAIRBANKS – Cory Borgeson has retired as President & CEO of Golden Valley Electric Association. Borgeson served as President & CEO for the past 7 years, and prior to that, for two decades as GVEA’s General Counsel. His last day on the job was Friday, March 6.
GVEA’s board has begun recruiting for a new president & CEO and has engaged Alaska Executive Search (AES) to assist in the recruiting process. Interested candidates are required to apply through AES. The board’s goal is to have someone in place by June 2020. In the meantime, the Board of Directors has appointed GVEA’s VP & Corporate Counsel John Burns as Interim President & CEO during this recruitment process.
In announcing his retirement, Borgeson said “It has been a great honor to serve as GVEA’s President & CEO. While any transition is challenging, I believe that with the dedicated board, the executive team and the awesome workforce, GVEA is well positioned to move forward under a new CEO.”
Board Chairman Tom DeLong, agrees, “Cory has had a considerable impact on the GVEA operation. He has been a very positive force in the organization, always looking for the best opportunities to move the cooperative forward.” DeLong went on to say, “The board appreciates working with Cory and wishes him and his family continued success in their future endeavors.”
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