A Word About Wind ranks Patrick Lemaire 58th in the latest annual edition of wind industry influencer report
MONTRÉAL, Nov. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") (TSX: BLX) announces that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Lemaire, has been named as one of the most influential people in the global wind energy industry.
Mr. Lemaire features in the Top 100 Power People report, an annual initiative published today by the British magazine A Word About Wind. This unique and independent report measures the individual influence of key players in the wind energy sector, charting their impact on the industry over the past year. Each candidate was assessed, rated and ranked by an impartial senior advisory board.
This year, Mr. Lemaire achieved a position of 58th, underlining his increasing influence in building the wind energy industry of the future.
Upon hearing of his nomination, Mr. Lemaire was quick to acknowledge the organization's employees, "This recognition is a true honour and an exciting milestone for Boralex. It reflects the efforts of our entire team which conveys Boralex's core values and enables the Corporation to reach new heights."
"On behalf of the employees and the members of the Board, I would like to congratulate Mr. Lemaire for this well-deserved tribute," said Alain Rhéaume, Boralex's Chairman of the Board. "This accolade is a testament to his entrepreneurial spirit and his ability to surround himself with talented people; these skills have enabled the Corporation to sustain tremendous growth since he became President and CEO 11years ago."
This is the second time that Boralex has received this prestigious industry recognition. Last March, Dany St-Pierre, Administrator on the Board, ranked 66th among the Top 100 most influential women in the wind energy sector.
For more information on the Top 100 Power People in Wind in 2017, please click here.
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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