MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: LNT) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ignacio A. Cortina as a new independent director, effective July 14, 2023.
Cortina, 51, boasts more than 27 years of experience in the industrial, legal and manufacturing sectors where he has held prominent leadership positions in global legal services, ethics and compliance, environmental affairs, human resources, government relations, sustainability, regulatory affairs and other key areas. Presently, he serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary for Oshkosh Corporation (Oshkosh).
“We are thrilled to welcome Ignacio to Alliant Energy’s Board of Directors,” said John Larsen, Alliant Energy Board Chair and CEO. “His arrival brings an invaluable wealth of expertise in legal, regulatory and government affairs. Ultimately, this extensive experience will greatly assist us in advancing our strategy of building a flexible, reliable and resilient energy grid while enhancing our connection with our customers and the communities we proudly serve.”
“I am honored and thrilled to join the Alliant Energy Board of Directors and to help advance the company’s purpose-driven strategy to serve customers and build stronger communities,” said Cortina. “I believe my experience delivering results within dynamic legal and regulatory environments will help the organization advance its mission of delivering energy solutions safely, efficiently and responsibly.”
Cortina previously served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Oshkosh from 2016 to 2023. He has held various roles of increasing responsibility since joining Oshkosh Corporation in 2003. Prior to Oshkosh, Cortina spent seven years in private practice in the Washington D.C. area. Cortina graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and received his Juris Doctor degree from The Catholic University of America.
About Alliant Energy Corporation
Alliant Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: LNT) provides regulated energy service to 995,000 electric and 425,000 natural gas customers across Iowa and Wisconsin. Alliant Energy's mission is to deliver energy solutions and exceptional service customers and communities count on – safely, efficiently and responsibly. Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL) and Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL) are Alliant Energy's two public energy companies. Alliant Energy is a component of the Nasdaq CRD Sustainability Index, Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index, and the S&P 500. For more information, visit alliantenergy.com and follow Alliant Energy on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.