TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Hydro One Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Judy McKellar to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Hydro One Inc., effective November 11, 2016.
Ms. McKellar has held various roles of increasing responsibility at Hydro One in the Human Resources department during her more than 30 year career and was appointed VP of Human Resources in 2010. In 2014, Judy assumed the additional responsibility of Senior Vice President of People and Culture/Health, Safety and Environment and serves as the accountable executive for the Human Resources Committee of the Board of Directors. In her new role, Judy will focus on driving cultural change at Hydro One in Health, Safety, Environment and People and Culture.
"Judy McKellar has been integral to our efforts to accelerate Hydro One's cultural transformation from the public to private sector and she is the best leader to continue us on this journey," said Mayo Schmidt, President and CEO, Hydro One Inc. "Judy's appointment completes our executive team, a team that will transform the Company into a commercial enterprise focused on delivering value to customers and shareholders."
"I am proud to be a part of Hydro One's executive team and for the opportunity to continue to be a part of the driving change," said Ms. McKellar. "I know that we can become the company our customers, investors and employees want us to be with this new leadership team at the helm."
Judy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Victoria College, University of Toronto and was recently named as one of 2015's 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada by Price Waterhouse Coopers in the Public Sector category.
About Hydro One Limited:
We are Ontario's largest electricity transmission and distribution provider with more than 1.3 million valued customers, $24.8 billion in assets and revenues of over $6.5 billion. Our team of 5,500 skilled and dedicated employees proudly and safely serves suburban, rural and remote communities across Ontario through our 30,000 circuit km high-voltage transmission and 123,000 circuit km primary distribution networks. Hydro One is committed to the communities we serve, and has been rated as the top utility in Canada for its corporate citizenship, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. We are one of only four utility companies in Canada to achieve the Sustainable Energy Company designation from the Canadian Electrical Association. We also provide advanced broadband telecommunications services on a wholesale basis utilizing our extensive fibre optic network. Hydro One's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: H). For more information about everything Hydro One, please visit HydroOne.com.
SOURCE Hydro One Limited