John McLennan, Chairman, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynn Loewen, FCA, to the Board of Directors of Emera Inc.
Ms. Loewen is presently Chief Operating Officer of Minogue Medical Inc., a health care organization based in Montreal, Quebec, specializing in the provision of medical technologies to facilities across Canada.
Prior to her current 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 holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Mount Allison University and obtained her Chartered Accountant designation in 1986. She served on Mount Allison University’s Board of Regents, where she was Chair, and also served as a member of the Advisory Board, Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies. Ms. Loewen has also served as a member of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, holding positions as Chair of the Audit and Governance Committees.
Ms. Loewen lives in Montreal, Quebec.
Emera Inc. is an energy and services company with $7.53 billion in assets and 2012 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 investments throughout northeastern North America, and 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 symbol EMA, EMA.PR.A., and EMA.PR.C. Additional information can be accessed at emera.com, or on sedar.com.