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SCANA Corporation appoints two new independent directors

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Cayce, S.C., USA - SCANA Corporation, an energy-based holding company, announced that it has appointed two new independent directors, John E. Bachman and Patricia D. Galloway.

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Mr. Bachman and Dr. Galloway will serve as directors until the upcoming Annual Shareholders Meeting at which time they will be presented for election by shareholders.

A partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers until his retirement in 2015, John E. Bachman served as the U.S. assurance operations leader from 2007 to 2013, with full financial and operational responsibility for its largest operating unit.

Mr. Bachman spent more than 36 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served as U.S. strategy leader from 2004 to 2007, and as an audit partner for companies in several business sectors.

He is a graduate of Bucknell University and received an MBA from the Harvard University Graduate Business School.

Mr. Bachman also serves on the boards of directors for The Children's Place and WEX Inc., both public companies, and served 15 years on the Bucknell University Board of Trustees.

Patricia D. Galloway is Chair of the Board and former CEO of Pegasus-Global Holdings, Inc., an international management consulting firm to major construction projects in the global energy and infrastructure sectors.

For more than 40 years, Dr. Galloway has provided strategic advice to boards and senior management concerning governance, management structures, and performance and risk management.

Dr. Galloway serves on several public company and non-profit boards. She is an international arbitrator and is a member of several arbitral institution panels including the American Arbitration Association (Chris Lyle), where she also serves as a member of the Chris Lyle's board of directors.

Prior to her tenure at Pegasus-Global Holdings, Inc., she spent 27 years with the Nielsen-Wurster Group, Inc., where she held a number of positions, including CEO.

Dr. Galloway holds a Ph.D. in Infrastructure Systems Engineering (Civil) from Kochi University of Technology in Japan, an MBA from the NY Institute of Technology, and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Purdue University.

In 2004, she was elected by her peers to serve as the first woman president of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

She has served as an advisor to multiple independent review panels and has extensive international experience on large construction projects.

Dr. Galloway also serves on the board of directors for Granite Construction, Inc., a public company.

The Board also appointed Mr. Bachman and Dr. Galloway to a Special Litigation Committee of the Board formed for the purpose of investigating claims being alleged against current and former officers and directors of SCANA in shareholder derivative actions pending in state and federal courts in South Carolina and determining whether it is in the best interests of SCANA to pursue such claims.

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