Iroquois Gas Transmission System, LP announced recently that Jeffrey A. Bruner has been appointed president of the Iroquois Pipeline Operating Company, replacing retiring President E.J. “Jay” Holm.

Mr. Bruner, formerly vice president, general counsel and secretary, has been with Iroquois since 1992. Prior to joining Iroquois he was with Transco Energy Company.

“I am pleased to assume the leadership of Iroquois, a company that has been well-positioned under Jay Holm” said Bruner. “I look forward to leading this strong, growth-oriented company in continuing Iroquois' promise to provide delivery of a safe, cost-effective and reliable energy supply to the Northeast.”

According to Jay Holm, Iroquois' departing president, “Jeff brings many years of experience in the energy business as well as a long history with the Company.  As such, his leadership will ensure the continuation of Iroquois' strategic approach toward responsible growth and expansion opportunities to address the growing energy needs in the region.”

Iroquois Gas is headquartered in Shelton.