Nalcor Energy has announced changes to the company’s executive leadership team, with the moves expected to allow the company to work towards completing the Muskrat Falls project in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
John MacIsaac, Executive Vice President, Power Supply, has left the company after eight years of service. Jim Haynes, President, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Nalcor Energy, Power Supply replacing MacIsaac. Haynes will take over responsibility for the completion of the transmission portion of the Muskrat Falls Project and the continued integration of the assets to the newly inter-connected electricity grid.
Jennifer Williams has also been appointed as President, Newfoundland Labrador Hydro, the first female president of the company. Williams was appointed Vice President, Production with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro in August 2016. Prior to that time, she held the position of General Manager, Hydro Production as well as the role of Manager, Regulatory Engineering. Williams joined Hydro in 2014, having previously worked with both Newfoundland Power and the St. John’s International Airport Authority.
Stan Marshall, President and Chief Executive Officer for Nalcor Energy stated: “The changes … allow us to continue to focus on the successful completion of the Muskrat Falls Project; to prepare the provincial electricity system for integration of Muskrat Falls power; and to have clear focus on our regulated business (Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro) while continuing our commitment to providing safe, reliable electricity to our customers.”
The 824MW Muskrat Falls project is the first phase of the Lower Churchill Project.