Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), announced that Mike Hooper has been named senior vice president and president of NIPSCO. Hooper will take on the role as the head of NIPSCO effective June 1, following Violet Sistovaris. Having served as the company’s president since 2015, Sistovaris will be transitioning into an expanded role at NiSource, based in Indiana. Hooper joined NIPSCO in 2011 and most recently served as the company’s senior vice president of regulatory and legislative affairs and strategy. During his time at NIPSCO, he also served as senior vice president of electric operations and vice president of major projects. His career also includes 15 years with American Electric Power (AEP) in a variety of operational and major projects roles and responsibilities. Beyond his leadership roles in state and national industry associations, Hooper is focused on the local community, serving on the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Northwest Indiana. Hooper and his family reside in Valparaiso.