OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), Canada's leading source for human resources research and tools for the Electricity and Renewable Energy Industry, today announced that Mr. Mike Marsh, President and CEO of SaskPower, has won its Leader of the Year award. Mr. Marsh will be honoured at EHRC's awards luncheon on December 8th in downtown Toronto, at the St. Andrew's Club.
Mr. Marsh has been a leading figure in Saskatchewan’s electricity industry for almost 25 years.
Joining SaskPower in 1991, Mr. Marsh began his career in engineering and maintenance. He spent the next two decades playing a key role across a number of business functions and in 2014 took the helm as President and CEO. He brings leadership to this role which is borne out of his experience and passion for the business. He is widely regarded and respected by his colleagues and peers in the sector. As SaskPower continues to make significant investments in the province’s electrical system, Mr. Marsh recognizes the valuable contribution of the workforce in leading the industry through a time of change and renewal.
Speaking on behalf of Electricity Human Resources Canada, Norm Fraser, Chair, congratulated Mr. Marsh: "We are pleased to recognize Mike as this year’s winner. He is a great leader with a fair and amicable way of engaging with people, having strong labour relations skills from years of experience at the bargaining table. As a proponent of Health and Safety, Mike possesses the necessary experience to support and lead the industry forward.”
The Leader of the Year award was established by EHRC in 2013 to recognize and celebrate an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to their organization within the Canadian electricity industry through visionary people management strategies and leadership. The successful nominee is an individual who has affected positive change and is dedicated to ensuring that their workforce has the opportunity and skills to contribute to the business’ overall strategy and success.
About EHRC's Awards of Excellence Event
Mr. Mike Marsh will be honoured at EHRC's Awards luncheon with the largest industry players expected in attendance. The event will also feature keynote speeches from Mr. Bruce Campbell, President and CEO of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), and Mr. Bob Delaney, MPP Mississauga-Streetsville, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy. Further details about the event can be found at EHRC's web site.
When: December 8th, 11:30am - 2:00pm
Where: St Andrew's Club, 27th floor, 150 King St. West, Toronto, ON
Registration: To register, please visit http://electricityhr.ca/register/
Sponsorship: The event is sponsored by Power Workers' Union, Ontario Power Generation, Hydro Ottawa, the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance, Women of PLT and media partner, Kerrwil Publications. Additional information on sponsorships is available at EHRC's web site.
About Electricity Human Resources Canada
Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) is Canada's most trusted source of objective human resources information and tools to help the Canadian electricity industry match workforce supply and demand. EHRC is a not-for-profit organization helping to keep the lights on in Canada by enabling a world-class workforce for the entire electricity industry. EHRC helps to build a better workforce by strengthening the ability of the Canadian electricity industry to meet current and future needs for a highly skilled, safety-focused, diverse and productive workforce. For more information, visit http://www.ElectricityHR.ca.