Nalcor Energy Executive Leadership Changes

February 15th, 2019

February, 15, 2019, St. John’s, NL – Stan Marshall, President and Chief Executive Officer for Nalcor Energy announces changes to the company’s executive leadership team.

“The changes being made today will 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.”

Stan Marshall, President and CEO, Nalcor Energy

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 John MacIsaac. Jim 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. Integration of the Muskrat Falls system into the electricity grid is complex, technical work. Having begun working at Hydro in 1977, Jim brings a wealth of technical knowledge to the table and I am confident that he and his team will bring us over the line. Jim is supported by the current leadership team within Power Supply.

“I thank John MacIsaac for his eight years of service and for his many contributions to Nalcor and Hydro and I wish him all the best in his future endeavours. Thanks to Jim Haynes as well for taking on this newest assignment and his steadfast commitment to Hydro over the years. I am also pleased to announce that Jennifer Williams has been appointed as President, Newfoundland Labrador Hydro, the first female president of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro. Jennifer’s passion and dedication to serve the people of the province will continue to drive Hydro’s commitment to safely and reliability delivering power to homes and business.”

Jennifer 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. Jennifer joined Hydro in 2014, having previously worked with both Newfoundland Power and the St. John’s International Airport Authority. She is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering. Jennifer is supported by the current executive team at Hydro, and all the Hydro employees who have been working hard to serve their customers.

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Executive Biographies

Jennifer Williams
President, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro

Jennifer Williams was appointed Vice President, Production with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro in August 2016. Since February of 2016, she held the position of General Manager, Hydro Production. Prior to that time, she held the role of Manager, Regulatory Engineering. Jennifer joined Hydro in 2014 and had previously worked with both Newfoundland Power and the St. John’s International Airport Authority following graduation from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering.

Jennifer is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL), where she has been an active volunteer in many different capacities, including as a previous member of the Board of Directors of PEGNL. Jennifer was awarded the Fellow of Engineers Canada in 2016.

Jim Haynes
Executive Vice President, Power Supply, Nalcor Energy

Jim Haynes was named President of Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro in June 2016, where he was responsible for ensuring electricity is delivered throughout Newfoundland and Labrador using safe, reliable and cost-effective practices.

Jim began his career with Hydro in 1977. He previously held the position of Vice President, Regulated Operations as well as Vice President, Production. Throughout his lengthy career he also held a variety of other positions throughout the corporation including Manager of Transmission Planning and General Manager, Churchill Falls.

Jim is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. A graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Jim completed a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.