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Nova Scotia Power Announces New Board Member

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Nova Scotia Power Announces New Board Member

13:35 EST Wednesday, February 05, 2014

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Business Wire) -- Nova Scotia Power (TSX: NSI.PR.D) announced today that Sandra Greer, former president and CEO of AMIRIX Systems Inc., is joining its Board of Directors.

"Sandra brings tremendous leadership experience and an understanding of our customers through her work with well-known Nova Scotia organizations,” said Jim Eisenhauer, Chair of the NS Power Board. “We look forward to her contributions as the newest member of the NS Power board.”

At Halifax-based AMIRIX Systems Inc., Ms. Greer's vision and leadership helped the company triple its revenue and more than double its number of employees, transforming it from a modest research and development business to a successful company with sales and operations throughout the world. Prior to that, Ms. Greer held various leadership roles with companies including The Bristol Group, MTT/Aliant and General Motors of Canada.

Ms. Greer has a long history of involvement in prominent boards and organizations, including, Acadia University, AMIRIX Systems Inc., Canada Foundation for Innovation Members Board, Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), YMCA, Industrial Expansion Fund (IEF) Advisory Panel and Discovery Centre.

NS Power's Board also includes: Jim Eisenhauer, Chair of the Board; Bob Hanf, President and Chief Executive Officer; Wes Armour, Director; Lee Bragg, Director; Irene d'Entremont, Director; Chris Huskilson, Director; Ray Ivany, Director; Marie Rounding, Director; Elaine Sibson, Director.

About Nova Scotia Power

Nova Scotia Power Inc. is the largest wholly-owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. (TSX-EMA), a diversified energy and services company. Nova Scotia Power provides 95% of the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power to 500,000 customers in the province. The company is focused on new technologies to enhance customer service and reliability, reduce emissions and add renewable energy. Nova Scotia Power has 1,700 employees and $4.1 billion in assets. Learn more at

Nova Scotia Power
Neera Ritcey, (902) 233-6015 (NS Power media line)

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