C.E.O. of Northwestern Energy to retire at the end of the year

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Bob Rowe, C.E.O. of Northwestern Energy for the past fourteen years will be retiring from that position at the end of the year.

He and his successor, current Chief Operating Officer Brian Bird are touring company locations in Nebraska, South Dakota and Montana.

During a stop in Yankton, Rowe said he feels good about the changes and progress they have made.

Rowe says he is proud of the people representing their utility.

Rowe says the company will continue to invest in their system and infrastructure.

The company provides electric and gas service to over seven hundred fifty thousand consumers in Montana, Nebraska and South Dakota.