MONTRÉAL, March 28, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") (TSX: BLX) is proud to announce that Dany St-Pierre, who has been on the Board of Boralex since 2016, ranks 66th among the Top 100 most influential women in the wind energy sector, published by the British magazine A Word About Wind, in honour of International Women's Day.
This special report, developed in partnership with renewable energy finance specialist Green Giraffe, celebrates business women who have made an outstanding contribution to the wind industry.
"On behalf of the employees of Boralex, I would like to congratulate Ms. St-Pierre for this well-deserved tribute," said Patrick Lemaire, Boralex President and Chief Executive Officer. "By continuing to highlight the merit and talent of women working in renewable energy, their achievements will be recognized and will pave the way for new generations of influential women in this sector in Canada and elsewhere."
"I'm delighted about the nomination of Ms. St-Pierre and extend my most sincere congratulations to her," said Alain Rhéaume, Chairman of the Board of Boralex. "Ms. St-Pierre's career is a real source of inspiration for all women working in the renewable energy sector. Her determination has enabled her to hold important positions in large companies and we're very pleased to have Ms. St-Pierre among our administrators."
President of Cleantech Development LLC, a renewable energy consulting company, Ms. St-Pierre has 25 years of professional experience, including 15 years in the energy sector in Canada, the United States and Latin America. Having worked for companies such as Nordex USA, Alstom Power, Bombardier and Siemens Power Generation, she has developed extensive expertise in marketing, sales, business development, mergers and acquisitions. Ms. St-Pierre received a Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières as well as a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Laval University.
Boralex develops, builds and operates renewable energy power facilities in Canada, France and the United States. A leader in the Canadian market and France's largest independent producer of onshore wind power, the Corporation is recognized for its solid experience in optimizing its asset base in four power generation types — wind, hydroelectric, thermal and solar. Boralex ensures sustained growth by leveraging the expertise and diversification developed over the past 25 years. Boralex's shares and convertible debentures are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols BLX and BLX.DB.A, respectively. More information is available at www.boralex.com, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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For further information: Media: Julie Cusson, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, Boralex Inc., Office: (514) 985-1353, [email protected]