Alliant Energy names Tom Tang vice president and chief information officer

10/14/2020, 5:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- John Larsen, Alliant Energy chairman, president and chief executive officer, announced that Tom Tang has been named vice president and chief information officer.

In his role, Tang will lead the company’s information technology, analytics and technology strategy departments.

“Technology is playing a greater role in how we deliver on our purpose to serve customers and build strong communities. New technologies and the use of analytics will be critical to our future success and enable key elements of our customer-focused strategy,” said Larsen. “As an innovative and results-oriented leader, Tom will guide our technology strategy forward to ensure we continue to provide the innovative solutions our customers rely on.”

“I’m excited to join a team that values thinking beyond and being bold as we leverage technology to serve our customers and build stronger communities,” said Tang.

Tang was most recently chief technology officer – customer experience for Sainsbury’s, one of the largest grocery and retail organizations in the United Kingdom. Prior to that, he served as chief information officer for Argos, a division of Sainsbury’s, leading all technology for general merchandise.

Tang holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from Purdue University.

A complete listing of company executives and their biographies is available online at alliantenergy.com/executives.

Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: LNT), headquartered in Madison, Wis., provides regulated energy service to 970,000 electric and 420,000 natural gas customers across Iowa and Wisconsin. Alliant Energy’s mission is to deliver the energy solutions and exceptional service customers and communities count on – safely, efficiently and responsibly. Interstate Power and Light Company and Wisconsin Power and Light Company are Alliant Energy’s two public energy companies. Alliant Energy is a component of the Nasdaq CRD Sustainability Index, Bloomberg’s 2020 Gender-Equality Index, and the S&P 500. For more information, visit alliantenergy.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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