LINCOLN – Lincoln Electric System’s 2013 annual report received an Award of Excellence Oct. 29, 2014, from the American Public Power Association. LES received the award in the Class B category, which includes utilities with gross revenues of $200 million-$399,999,999.
Kelley Porter, LES manager, Customer & Corporate Communications, accepted the award on behalf of LES during the association’s Customer Connections Conference in Jacksonville, Florida.
“Receiving the APPA award for our annual report is recognition of LES’ commitment to innovative and responsible reporting to our customer/owners, policymakers and employees,” Porter said. “We are honored to be recognized at the national level, alongside other public power utilities.”
The Award of Excellence is the highest honor presented by the American Public Power Association. To be considered for an award, reports are reviewed and judged by an impartial panel of experts to ensure they meet the highest standards. Awards are given to utilities’ reports that showed integrity and creativity in text, design, financial data, graphics, organization and communicating the utility’s special story.
This is the fourth award LES has received from the American Public Power Association for its annual reports. LES received Awards of Excellence in 2007 and 2010, and an Award of Merit in 2008.
To see the report and learn more about LES, visit les.com.