CALGARY, Jan. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of
Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women,
congratulates Nancy Southern, Chief Executive Officer of ATCO Group, on
being recognized by Alberta Venture as Alberta's Business Person of the
Year for 2011.
"Women are a driving force in the Canadian economy and I am delighted
today to celebrate one of the frontrunners, an Alberta-grown success
story," said Minister Ambrose. "As CEO of the highly successful ATCO
Group, Nancy Southern is a respected leader in Alberta's business
community and an excellent role model for established as well as
aspiring Canadian business people, both women and men."
Minister Ambrose acknowledged Ms. Southern's contributions at a
reception in her honour.
The award recognizes Ms. Southern, President, CEO and Deputy Chair of
ATCO Limited and Canadian Utilities Limited, for "her leadership,
business savvy, passion and commitment to the community." At the
reception in Calgary, Ms. Southern delivered the keynote address,
"Canada's Opportunity in 2012 and Beyond."
SOURCE Status of Women Canada
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