TORONTO, April 18 /CNW/ - Women in Nuclear (WiN) Canada is pleased to announce and introduce our
new President, Colleen Sidford.
As Vice President, Treasurer at Ontario Power Generation (OPG), Colleen
has been a champion for women's advancement both within OPG and in the
community. She was awarded the Catalyst 2010 Business Leader Champion
Award, for her efforts in providing opportunities to women to develop,
advance and become diversity champions.
Prior to OPG, Colleen owned a private consulting business and held
financial positions with The Molson Companies Limited, Bank of America
and the Bank of Nova Scotia.
In her new position, Colleen will also represent Canada on the
With over 30 years of international bank, treasury, and cash management
experience, developed through positions held with banks and
multinational corporations in both North America and Europe, Colleen is
well positioned to lead WiN-Canada through its next phase of
Please join us in welcoming Colleen as she begins the new challenges and
opportunities in leading WiN-Canada.
Colleen is taking over this role from Susan Brissette. "The WiN-Canada
board would like to take this opportunity to offer our very sincere
thanks and appreciation to Susan for her many years of tremendous
dedication and service to WiN," said Cheryl Cottrill, Executive
Director of WiN-Canada. "We are very pleased Susan will remain on the
board as Past President."
WiN (Women in Nuclear) is a world-wide association of women working
professionally in various fields of nuclear energy and radiation
applications. WiN-Canada was formed in early 2004 and has been working
to support the objectives of WiN-Global and emphasize and support the
role that women can and do have in addressing the general public's
concerns about nuclear energy and the application of radiation and
nuclear technology. WiN-Canada also works to provide an opportunity for
women to succeed in the industry through initiatives such as mentoring,
networking, and personal development opportunities, as well as
promoting career interest in nuclear engineering, science, technology,
the trades and other nuclear-related professions, especially among
women and young people.
SOURCE Ontario Power Generation Inc.
For further information:
OPG Media Relations