Alliant Energy: Announces Reschke as vice president of human resources

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Madison, Wis. — Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT) today announced the appointment of Wayne Reschke as vice president of human resources.

Reschke brings with him more than 30 years of experience in human resources and leadership and organizational development consulting, as well as a Master’s degree in Counseling and Organizational Behavior. He will assume responsibility for oversight of the human resources, labor relations, safety and diversity functions, including determining long-term strategy, addressing the needs of current and future workforce, developing talent and competitively managing changing compensation and benefit trends.

In this role, he will report to Barbara Swan, executive vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer.

This appointment will be effective on September 8, 2009.

Alliant Energy Corporation is an energy-services provider with subsidiaries serving approximately 1 million electric and over 400,000 natural gas customers. Providing its customers in the Midwest with regulated electricity and natural gas service is the company’s primary focus. Alliant Energy, headquartered in Madison, Wis., is a Fortune 1000 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol LNT. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at