OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - October 21, 2013 - The Energy Council of
Canada is proud to announce that Emera Inc. and Nalcor Energy's,
Presidents and CEOS, Chris Huskilson and Ed Martin, are joint
recipients of the 2013 Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award.
"The Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award recognizes Chris Huskilson
and Ed Martin as ambassadors of Canada's energy sector, demonstrating
clear vision and commitment to vibrant and creative energy delivery."
said Greg Schmidt, President of the Energy Council of Canada.
Chris Huskilson became President and CEO of Emera in 2004 overseeing its
growth in Atlantic Canada, the Eastern United States and the Bahamas.
Ed Martin joined Nalcor in 2005 and has guided Nalcor's large-scale
energy developments and operations in both the hydro and oil and gas
"Among their many achievements, both Chris and Ed have exhibited their
strong sense of social responsibility and belief in giving back to the
community. They have focussed upon environmental and social issues and
economic development in both their corporate affairs as well as their
community works." added Schmidt.
Mr. Huskilson and Mr. Martin will be honoured at the 2013 Canadian
Energy Person of the Year dinner taking place on October 23rd, 2013 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
About The Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award
The Canadian Energy Person of the Year is nominated for this prestigious
annual award based on their remarkable accomplishments in the energy
and business or government sectors, as well as the community at large.
One of their foremost characteristics is their strong sense of social
responsibility and belief in giving back to the community by focusing
on environmental and social issues, and economic development. Through
their forward thinking and innovative spirit, these leaders promote the
Canadian energy sector and Canada's role as a major player in the world
About the Energy Council of Canada
The Energy Council of Canada is the Canadian Member Committee of the
World Energy Council. With over 75 members from Canada's energy sector,
they are a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the
effectiveness of our national energy strategy. www.energy.ca
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SOURCE: Energy Council of Canada
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