New directors added to Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro board

By ReNew Canada 09:21AM July 16, 2018



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The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced appointments to the board of directors of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro. The appointments were based on a list of recommendations provided by the Independent Appointments Commission.

“We are pleased to announce appointments to the board of directors of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro which are based on recommendations of the Independent Appointments Commission,” said Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources. “Directors have significant expertise and experience to lead Hydro’s various activities. We thank them for their commitment to the province.”

Effective immediately, new members include Brendan Paddick, Brian Walsh, David Oake, Fraser Edison, John Mallam, and William (Bill) Nippard. Remaining on the board are John Green, QC (chair), Donna Brewer, Chris Loomis, and Stan Marshall.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is a provincial Crown corporation established under the Hydro Corporation Act, 2007. The company’s business includes the development, generation, transmission and sale of electricity.

Newfoundland and Labrador is the first Canadian province to establish a legislated merit-based appointment process. The Independent Appointments Commission is actively recruiting for a number of positions with agencies, boards and commissions.

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