CMS Energy has named Melissa Gleespen as chief compliance officer for the company and its chief subsidiary, Consumers Energy. She will also continue to serve in her current role as vice president and corporate secretary.

Gleespen takes over this responsibility from David Mengebier, senior vice president for governmental and public affairs. She will continue to report to Cathy Reynolds, the company's senior vice president and general counsel.

Gleespen joined CMS Energy in 2013 and is responsible for securities law matters, corporate records, investor services, and corporate secretary functions. She has extensive background in corporate governance, disclosure regulations, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and compliance.

Mengebier has been chief compliance officer since 2006. He will continue to oversee state and federal governmental affairs, internal and external communications, community affairs and corporate giving, and he will continue to serve as president of the CMS Energy and Consumers Energy foundations.