Women in Energy

Algonquin Power appoints Carol Leaman to its Board of Directors

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Algonquin Power & Utilities Corporation announced this Tuesday it appointed Carol Leaman to its Board of Directors. She will serve as a Director for a term expiring at the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of shareholders when she will stand for election, according to the statement.

Firstly, Algonquin Power is a diversified international generation, transmission, and distribution utility with approximately $13 billion of total assets.

Secondly, divided in two business groups, the Regulated Services Group and the Renewable Energy Group, the company is committed to providing cost-effective energy to the U.S. and Canada.

Thirdly, as a leader in renewable energy, the company has a portfolio of electric generation; also, transmission, and distribution utility investments to over one million customer connections. In fact, it has wind, solar and hydroelectric generating facilities, and operates or has interests in at least 3 gigawatts of installed capacity.

Consequently, the company is committed to delivering growth and the pursuit of operational excellence in a sustainable manner; through an expanding global pipeline of renewable energy and electric transmission development projects.

Therefore, following this vision, the appointment of Carol Leaman brings to Algonquin Power not only diversity and further expertise, but also perspective and skill.

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Carol Leaman to expand Algonquin Power ‘s skills and expertise

Moreover, Ken Moore, Chair of the Board of Directors of Algonquin, said it like this. “We are very pleased to continue to expand the skills and diversity of our Board with the addition of Carol; who brings with her a wealth of experience in the entrepreneurial technology space.”

He also added. “Ensuring our Board consists of diverse perspectives and experiences is key to our ongoing success. We expect Carol will be a great asset to the Board and look forward to the contributions she will make for Algonquin Power”

On the other hand, Carol Leman has an extensive executive experience; like no other. In fact, she is the President & CEO of Axonify, Inc., a technology leader in developing and providing online training and work process solutions for frontline workers.

In addition, she was also the CEO of PostRank Inc.; a developer of social engagement analytics platforms that was sold to Google. On the other hand, she is also an active member of Canada’s Silicon North technology cluster in the Kitchener-Waterloo region; and has also been CEO of several technology and software start-up companies.

Finally, in 2017 she got the Profit 500 Award for Canada’s Leading Female Entrepreneur. Since then she is an advisor to several Canadian high-tech firms.

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