UPDATE: Gary Gibson has been introduced as the new general manager of Springfield City Utilities in a news conference Thursday morning.

Gibson has been with C-U for 28 years, and will succeed Scott Miller, who is retiring at the end of the year.

Gibson has served as associate general manager of customer operations and communications.

The Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously to name Gibson to the position after a two year search.

WATCH LIVE: City Utilities is announcing who will be taking over as the new General Manager in Springfield at 11 a.m. Thursday.

City Utilities has the announcement live on its Facebook page.