Jackie Sheppard, Chair of Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA), welcomes a new member to the Board of Directors, effective July 10, 2018.
Jochen Tilk is Executive Chair of Nutrien Inc. (TSX: NTR), a global supplier of agricultural products and services based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
He served as President and CEO of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan from 2014 until 2017 when the company merged with Agrium Inc. to form NutrienInc.
Previously, Mr. Tilk spent 15 years with Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadianbased, international metals company, with 5 of those years as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. During this time, Mr. Tilk helped significantly grow the company’s market capitalization and led multi-billion-dollar capital expenditure programs.
Mr. Tilk is a seasoned executive with experience leading corporate mergers and acquisitions. He also has significant knowledge of the global natural resource sector. The Emera Board will benefit greatly from his expertise.
Emera Inc. is an international energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, with approximately $29 billion in assets and 2017 revenues of more than $6 billion. Our team works hard every day to lead the way in safely delivering clean, affordable and reliable energy to our customers. Emera serves 2.5 million customers and employs over 7,400 people throughout Canada, the US and the Caribbean.