Robert Bisson Appointed Director, Distribution Operations Center at Unitil/FG&E


January 13, 1999; Hampton, NH -- Unitil Corporation (AMEX: UTL) announced the appointment of Robert Bisson as Director, Distribution Operations Center for Unitil/Fitchburg Gas & Electric Light Company (FG&E). This newly created position is responsible for the day to day operations of the gas and electric utility.

Mike Dalton, President and Chief Operating Officer of Unitil said, "Bob brings a wealth of operations, engineering and construction knowledge to FG&E. He will be a valuable asset in developing FG&E into a best of class distribution operations center."

Mr. Bisson is a utility operations executive with 19 years experience working in the NEES system of affiliates: Massachusetts Electric, Narragansett Electric and New England Power Service. He has a BSEE from the University of Rhode Island and an MBA in finance from Bryant College. He is married and the father of one son.

Unitil is a public utility holding company with subsidiaries providing electric service in New Hampshire, electric and gas service in Massachusetts and energy services throughout the region. Its subsidiaries are Concord Electric Company, Exeter & Hampton Electric Company, Fitchburg Gas and Electric Light Company, Unitil Power Corp., Unitil Realty Corp., Unitil Resources, Inc. and Unitil Service Corp.

Stephanye Schuyler

Corporate Office
Liberty Lane West
Hampton, NH 03842-1720