MONTRÉAL, Dec. 7, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") (TSX: BLX) is pleased to announce that Marie Giguère has joined its Board of Directors.
"I'm happy to welcome Ms. Giguère to Boralex's Board of Directors," said Alain Rhéaume, Chairman of the Board. "The Board and Boralex will benefit from her expertise in corporate governance as well as her extensive mergers and acquisitions experience both in Quebec and internationally, particularly in infrastructure projects."
Until 2016, Ms. Giguère was Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretariat of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ("la Caisse"). She was a partner at Fasken Martineau LLP for many years and, from 1997 to 1999, she was Senior Vice President, Institutional Affairs and General Secretary of the Montreal Exchange. From 1999 to 2005, she was Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and General Secretary of Molson Inc. After working as an infrastructure and private equity consultant for the Caisse, in 2008, she became Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Secretary of its subsidiary Otéra Capital.
Ms. Giguère is a board member of TMX Group Limited and the Douglas Institute Foundation.
Boralex develops, builds and operates renewable energy power facilities in Canada, France, the United Kingdom 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 or www.sedar.com. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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