CMS Energy Names Angela Thompkins Chief Diversity Officer

CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), and its principle subsidiary Consumers Energy Corporation, announced Angela Thompkins, currently executive director of Inclusion and Strategic Talent Sourcing, will be appointed vice president & Chief Diversity Officer, effective August 1, 2020.

Ms. Thompkins will be responsible for setting and monitoring the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy, as well as partnering with leaders across the organization to improve results related to DEI. Additionally, she has responsibility for establishing and building relationships with communities and organizations that increase the availability of diverse talent within our long-term talent pipeline.

“Angela has a true passion for her work and is a champion for her co-workers and our company,” said Cathy Hendrian, senior vice president of People and Culture at CMS Energy and Consumers Energy. “Angela’s extensive background and wealth of experience helps her understand the unique perspectives we need to build a stronger, more inclusive organization, while ensuring every voice within the company is heard.”

Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest energy provider, provides natural gas and/or electricity to 6.7 million of the state’s 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.