New OPPD chief Tim Burke says restarted search lays stage for district’s ‘future transparency efforts’

By Cody Winchester / World-Herald staff writer

Tim Burke

Omaha Public Power District executive Tim Burke is ready to lead.

Thursday, the OPPD board voted unanimously to promote Burke, the district’s vice president of customer service and public affairs, to president and CEO.

“We are confident that Tim Burke is the right choice to lead OPPD into the future,” said longtime board member Mike Cavanaugh, chairman of the governance committee.

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