DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, Dec. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - NAPEC Inc. ("NAPEC" or the "Corporation") (TSX: NPC) today announced the appointment of Mr. Denis Tremblay as Director of the Corporation. The appointment takes effect immediately and brings the number of directors to seven, as it was before the annual and special meeting of shareholders of NAPEC held on July 23, 2014.
Since 2010, Denis Tremblay has been Senior Vice-President, Strategic Development and Vice-President, Energy of Tetra Tech Canada. He previously held the position of President of the Energy Division of BPR Inc., which was acquired by Tetra Tech Canada in 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Tremblay was Director of technical assessments and support at Hydro-Québec TransÉnergie, following a 20-year career with a leading firm of consulting engineers of which he was a principal shareholder and a member of the board of directors. He previously worked for six years in the Energy division of Alcan. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal as well as a master's degree in project management, and is a graduate of the executive development program of CIREM-HEC (2006). Mr. Tremblay has long been active in the Association de l'Industrie Électrique du Québec (AIEQ), serving as its president in 2013-14. He is vice-chairman of the board of directors of the École Polytechnique de Montréal foundation.
"NAPEC is pleased to draw on Denis Tremblay's recognized expertise. His technical competence and his extensive knowledge of the Canadian energy market will be major assets for the Board of Directors and for the organization as a whole. On behalf of all members of the Board, I congratulate Mr. Tremblay on his appointment and extend a most cordial welcome to him", said Jacques Joly, Chairman of the Board of Directors of NAPEC.
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OVERVIEW OF THE CORPORATION
NAPEC is a corporation operating in the energy sector. The Corporation is a leading service provider to the public utility and heavy industrial markets mainly in Quebec, Ontario, and the eastern United States. NAPEC and its subsidiaries build and maintain electrical transmission and distribution grids, as well as networks for gas utilities. In addition, the Corporation installs gas-powered and electric-powered heavy equipment for utilities, industrial gas power plants, and petro-chemical facilities in North America.
SOURCE: NAPEC Inc
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