Joseph W. Mulpas joins NiSource Financial Leadership Team

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI)
today announced that Joseph W. Mulpas has joined the company as a vice president
in the corporation’s Finance Department.

Following a transition period, Mulpas will succeed NiSource Vice President and
Controller Jon D. Veurink in the role of Chief Accounting Officer. Veurink, who
has served as NiSource Chief Accounting Officer since 2010, has been named to
the role of Chief Financial Officer for NiSource’s Gas Distribution business

“Joe Mulpas brings exceptional technical accounting knowledge, experience, and
proven leadership qualities to this important role on our team,” NiSource
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Stephen P. Smith said. “Joe
has strong experience in the energy sector, paired with extensive knowledge of
regulatory accounting, SEC reporting, internal controls, and oversight of
Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. His leadership qualities and experience are well
matched with NiSource’s core financial commitments and our vision of delivering
world-class financial execution for our company and shareholders.”

Smith also highlighted the important role Veurink will play in advancing
NiSource’s Gas Distribution segment business strategy. “Jon has led teams that
delivered flawless execution and continuous improvement of our core accounting
and reporting process,” Smith noted. “His excellent technical financial
knowledge, and proven ability to build successful, high-performing teams will
make Jon a strong and strategic contributor to our Gas Distribution business.”

Mulpas will lead teams responsible for NiSource’s corporate financial reporting
and accounting functions. He brings to the company two decades of experience in
all aspects of public and private company accounting, having worked in finance
and accounting roles for Deloitte & Touche, DPL Inc., Maxum Petroleum and, most
recently, as assistant controller for First Energy Service Corporation in Ohio.
He has an Accounting degree from the University of Akron.

Veurink will oversee financial planning and accounting teams for NiSource’s gas
distribution businesses. In addition to his experience with NiSource, he has
worked in key financial roles with Exelon Generation Company, and Deloitte &
Touche. He has a Business Administration degree from Alma College. Veurink and
Mulpas will both be based at NiSource offices in Columbus, Ohio.

About NiSource
NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), based in Merrillville, Ind., is a Fortune 500 company
engaged in natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, as well as
electric generation, transmission and distribution. NiSource operating companies
deliver energy to 3.8 million customers located within the high-demand energy
corridor stretching from the Gulf Coast through the Midwest to New England.
Information about NiSource and its subsidiaries is available at NI-F

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