Violet G. Sistovaris, currently NiSource senior vice president (SVP) and chief information officer, is expected to become EVP for NIPSCO, with responsibility for Electric Operations and Regulatory, External Affairs and Communications functions.
Among those reporting to Sistovaris will be NIPSCO President Kathleen O'Leary.
Violet G. Sistovaris
Violet Sistovaris is senior vice president and chief information officer at NiSource Inc.
is responsible for providing leadership and direction to NiSource's
supply chain services, information technology, real estate and facilities management.
Prior to her current position, Sistovaris served as vice president, Customer Contact Centers, since November 2003.
While in this position, she was responsible for directing the operation of NiSource's customer contact centers and managing contacts with the company's 3.7 million residential natural gas and electric customers served by NiSource's energy distribution companies.
In addition to these responsibilities, Sistovaris's 20 years of experience at NiSource also include positions in the areas of human resources, executive recruiting and management development.
Before joining NiSource in 1994, Sistovaris was vice president, Training & Development, at Centier Bank in Merrillville, Ind.
banking experience centered in the areas of marketing, training and development and sales administration.
Sistovaris has served on the board of directors for Opportunity Enterprises, in Valporaiso, Ind.
She currently serves on the board of directors for the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana, where she serves as a member of the strategy committee, fund development committee, the STEM task force and serves as executive advisor to the technology committee.
is also the executive co-sponsor of NiSource's Women in Leadership initiative, designed to provide leadership development and build a pipeline of women leaders.
She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Valparaiso University and a master's degree in business administration from Indiana University.