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B. Lynn Loewen Appointed to Emera Inc. Board of Directors

Friday, February 08, 2013

B. Lynn Loewen Appointed to Emera Inc. Board of Directors09:27 EST Friday, February 08, 2013 HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Business Wire) -- Emera Inc. (EMA-TSX) announced today the appointment of B. Lynn Loewen, FCA, Chief Operating Officer of Minogue Medical Inc., to Emera's Board of Directors. Prior to her present role, Ms. Loewen served as President of Expertech Network Installation Inc., and held financial leadership roles with Bell Canada Enterprises, as well as executive positions with Air Canada Jazz. Ms. Loewen has served as a member of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, where she served as Chair of the Audit and Governance Committees. She also served on the Mount Allison University Board of Regents, where she was Chair. “Lynn Loewen's business experience and financial acumen will be an asset to our Board of Directors,” said John McLennan, Chairman of the Emera Board. “I know she will add value to our Board's decision making and oversight of the business.” Emera's Board also includes: John T. McLennan, Robert S. Briggs, James D. Eisenhauser, Sylvia D. Chrominska, Allan L. Edgeworth, Christopher G. Huskilson, Donald A. Pether, Andrea S. Rosen, Richard P. Sergel and M. Jacqueline Sheppard. About EmeraEmera Inc. is an energy and services company with $7.4 billion in assets and 2011 revenues of $2.1 billion. The company invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, as well as gas transmission and utility energy services. Emera's strategy is focused on the transformation of the electricity industry to cleaner generation and the delivery of that clean energy to market. Emera has interests throughout northeastern North America, in three Caribbean countries. More than 80% of the company's earnings come from regulated investments. Emera common and preferred shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade respectively under the symbols EMA, EMA.PR.A, and EMA.PR.C. Additional information can be accessed at www.emera.com or at www.sedar.com. Emera Inc.Media Inquiries:Sasha Irving, (902) 428-6685Director, Corporate Communicationssasha.irving@emera.comorInvestor Relations:Jill MacDonald,(902) 428-6486Manager, Investor RelationsJill.macdonald@emera.com