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Delaware Electric Cooperative (DEC) announces a national search for a new Chief Executive Officer. Current President and CEO Bill Andrew will retire in July 2021. The DEC Board of Directors has retained CarterBaldwin Executive Search to assist in the identification of the next CEO.

“Bill has been a tremendous leader for DEC and he leaves behind an extraordinary legacy of service to our members, staff and community,” said Board Chairman, William J. Wells. “He has led Delaware to be one of the most innovative and accomplished electric cooperatives in the country while also always placing focus on DEC’s most valuable asset, our people.  Bill has worked closely with the Board to ensure DEC is in a solid financial position to maintain future success.”

Headquartered in Greenwood, Delaware, DEC is a self-regulated cooperative serving over 105,000 members.  DEC is also a member of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, a regional generation & transmission cooperative providing wholesale power and other services to its 11 member cooperatives.

DEC works with its members, community leaders, employees, and stakeholders to be a strategic and innovative cooperative that improves the quality of life in the region. To learn more, visit

Please click here to view the CEO Profile.  Application materials are being accepted now through March 29, 2021.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to [email protected].  Chris Guiney, Partner, CarterBaldwin Executive Search will lead the search. You may contact him at [email protected].

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