On Nov. 20, the Board of Directors of AltaGas – the parent company of the WGL family of companies – named Randall (Randy) Crawford as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Crawford will step into his role on Dec. 10.
Mr. Crawford is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years’ experience in the natural gas industry, most recently as Senior Vice President and President of Midstream, Distribution and Commercial with EQT Corporation, a premier U.S. integrated gas company. As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Crawford will be responsible for leading the next stages of the company’s ongoing evolution.
“Given the quality of AltaGas’ employees and assets, I believe there is tremendous opportunity to leverage the asset footprint for long-term, sustainable growth,” said Mr. Crawford. “I look forward to working alongside our entire AltaGas team to continue to enhance the value of our assets and position us as a leading player in North American energy infrastructure.”
Prior to joining EQT, Mr. Crawford held various senior financial and regulatory management positions with Consolidated Natural Gas Company in Pittsburgh. Mr. Crawford previously served as a director for the American Gas Association, the Energy Association of Pennsylvania, the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association and the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America. He’s a director of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, a member of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Council, and a past West Virginia Wesleyan College Trustee.