Dominion appoints new directors

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Posted: Dec 17, 2009 6:04 PM

Dominion Resources, Inc. said Thursday that former U.S. Attorney General William Barr will join its board of directors.

The power company, which has headquarters in Richmond, Va., said Barr and Bassett Furniture Industries CEO Robert H. Spilman Jr. would join the board starting Friday.

After serving as attorney general, Barr worked at GTE Corp. and Verizon Communications as general counsel.

Dominion operates one of the largest natural gas storage systems in the country and serves customers in 12 states.

Company stock lost 23 cents to $38.96 in Thursday trading. ed