WASHINGTON: Douglas Bonawitz has been appointed to lead WGL Holdings' investor relations activities, effective February 1.
Bonawitz joins WGL as division head of investor relations and operational risk assessment. Beginning next month, he will be responsible for communicating the company's strategy, financial, and operational performance to the financial community and general investing public. Prior to WGL, Bonawitz held a number of positions for 15-plus years at Whirlpool Corporation, including a controllership position and CFO for Whirlpool Mexico. He also worked at the Ford Motor Company.
Bonawitz replaces Robert Dennis, who is retiring. Dennis has been with WGL Holdings and Washington Gas since 2003.