EMERA APPOINTS SCOTT BALFOUR AS PRESIDENT & CEO
Jackie Sheppard, Chair of the Board of Emera Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Balfour as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective March 29th, 2018. Mr. Balfour’s proven leadership ability, financial acumen and business experience make him the right choice for Emera’s next CEO. After nearly two decades in the finance and construction sectors, Mr. Balfour joined Emera as Chief Financial Officer in 2012 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2016. He has been instrumental in Emera’s growth, including the acquisition of TECO Energy, a transaction that doubled the size of the Company. For more than a decade, Emera has delivered on its strategy to lead the way in delivering clean, affordable and reliable energy to customers. The Company is well·positioned under Mr. Balfour’s leadership to continue to grow and create value for customers, shareholders and communities into the future. Mr. Balfour received his Masters of Business Administration from the Richard lvey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University. He lives in Halifax with his wife and family.
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