CALGARY, Sept. 8, 2011 /CNW/ - Effective September 15, 2011, for
personal and business reasons, and to pursue other interests, Mr. Cliff
Fryers will be resigning as Chairman of the Board of Directors, ENMAX
Following the Annual General Meeting in May, Mr. Fryers advised the
Board of Directors he was interested in retiring in the fall and
requested that the Board of Directors prepare for this transition. The
Board asked Mr. Fryers to remain as Chair until major matters were well
underway to completion.
"Several months ago I advised the Board I would remain as Chair through
any transition period but I would resign in the fall," said Cliff
Fryers. "I am incredibly proud of our achievements during the past
eight years, building ENMAX into one of the largest vertically
integrated utility companies in the province of Alberta and creating a
vision for a cleaner, more sustainable future for electricity."
The ENMAX Board of Directors has appointed Gregory Melchin, a former
Alberta Minister of Energy, as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Melchin
joined the ENMAX Board of Directors in 2008 and currently chairs the
Audit and Finance committee.
"I would like to thank Cliff for his outstanding leadership and service
to ENMAX and the City of Calgary," said Greg Melchin. "Cliff was
instrumental in building this company into one of the most successful
utility companies in Canada. On behalf of the Board and all ENMAX
employees we offer our best wishes to Cliff and his family."
"On behalf of the citizens of Calgary, I would also like to thank Cliff
for his service and dedication to ENMAX and the City of Calgary, and I
wish him the very best." said Mayor Nenshi.
About ENMAX Corporation
ENMAX Corporation, through subsidiaries and predecessors, has provided
Albertans with safe and reliable electricity for more than 100 years.
ENMAX Corporation provides electricity, natural gas and value-added
services to more than 660,000 residential, commercial and industrial
metered customer locations in Alberta. ENMAX Energy Corporation, a
subsidiary of ENMAX Corporation, is Alberta's leading competitive
electricity retailer. Through subsidiaries, ENMAX Energy is one of
Alberta's largest investors in renewable energy and was the first
Canadian electricity retailer to offer customers the option to support
wind generated energy. As well, ENMAX Corporation, through its
subsidiary ENMAX Envision Inc., provides fibre optic networks for high
speed data and internet communications. Visit our website at enmax.com.
SOURCE ENMAX Corporation
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