CALGARY, Aug. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - The FortisAlberta Inc. Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Michael Mosher as President and Chief Executive Officer of FortisAlberta, effective September 15, 2018.
"We are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael as the new President and CEO of FortisAlberta," said Roger Thomas, Chair of the Board of Directors, FortisAlberta. "Michael has more than 25 years of utility and energy industry experience that will prove beneficial in leading FortisAlberta and its team of approximately 1,200 employees."
Michael has been President and CEO of Fortis-owned Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation since 2016 where he has overall responsibility for corporate, electric and natural gas business operations in the State of New York. Central Hudson is a regulated transmission and distribution utility serving approximately 380,000 customers in the Hudson River Valley; it delivers natural gas and electricity in a 6,700-square-kilometre service territory that extends from the suburbs of metropolitan New York City north to the Capital District at Albany.
Michael completed a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at Union College and held several progressively responsible positions at Central Hudson and its affiliates, including Vice President, Engineering and Energy Services at Central Hudson Enterprises and Vice President, Regulatory Affairs at Central Hudson. He serves on the board of Newfoundland Power Inc. in Newfoundland and Labrador, and is an avid community volunteer, holding positions with a local business council, economic development council and a university foundation.
"FortisAlberta delivers safe and reliable electricity service to more than 60 per cent of Alberta's total electricity distribution network," said Michael Mosher. "I look forward to leading the utility's professional team as we respond to the energy priorities of our customers in the 200 communities in which FortisAlberta operates."
As owner and operator of more than 60 per cent of Alberta's total electricity distribution network, FortisAlberta's focus is delivering safe and reliable electricity to 558,000 residential, farm and business customers. The Company serves more than 200 communities with 124,000 kilometres of distribution power lines across Alberta. For more information about FortisAlberta, visit www.fortisalberta.com.
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