New Hydro One Inc. Board of Directors
David F. Denison, Chair
David Denison was appointed the Chair of Hydro One Inc. on April 16, 2015. Mr. Denison previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board from 2005 to 2012. Mr. Denison is a director of the Royal Bank of Canada, Bell Canada, Allison Transmission, and serves as Chair of the Board of Bentall Kennedy Limited Partnership. Mr. Denison earned Bachelor degrees in mathematics and education from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. Mr. Denison is an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Ian A. Bourne, Director
Mr. Bourne is the Chair of Ballard Power Systems Inc. (2006-present), and a member of the Board of Directors of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Canadian Oil Sands Limited, Wajax Corporation, and the Canadian Public Accountability Board. He has over 30 years of experience in senior financial and executive roles with a number of Canadian and international companies including TransAlta, GE Canada Inc., and Canada Post Corporation. Mr. Bourne holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Mount Allison University.
Charles Brindamour, Director
Mr. Brindamour has been the Chief Executive Officer of Intact Financial Corporation since 2007. Over his 16-year tenure within the ING Group of Companies he has held a variety of executive positions including leading the Group’s acquisition, strategic planning and capital management functions. Mr. Brindamour is a board member of Intact Financial Corporation, the C.D. Howe Institute, and the Insurance Bureau of Canada where he was Chair for the past four years. Mr. Brindamour holds a Bachelor of Actuarial Science from l'Université Laval.
Marc Caira, Director
Mr. Caira is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Restaurant Brands International Inc., a multinational quick service restaurant company formed by the merger of Tim Hortons Inc. and Burger King Worldwide Inc. Prior to his appointment as Vice Chairman in December, 2014, Mr. Caira served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Tim Hortons Inc. Previously, Mr. Caira served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Parmalat North America. Mr. Caira holds a Diploma in Marketing Management from Seneca College, Toronto.
Christie J. Clark, Director
Mr. Clark served as the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Canada from 2005 to 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Clark spent many years as a partner within the areas of valuations, corporate finance and large corporate restructuring. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Loblaw Companies Limited, Air Canada, and Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Clark holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University and a Master's of Business Administration from the University of Toronto.
George L. Cooke, Director
A Hydro One Inc. Board member since 2010, Mr. Cooke is President of Martello Associates Consulting, a business strategy-consulting firm. In 2013 he was appointed as Chair of the Board of Directors of the OMERS Administration Corporation. Prior to his appointment to the OMERS’ Board, Mr. Cooke was the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, a position he held from 1992 to August 2012. His previous experience also includes various positions with the Ontario Energy Board (1980-1988). Mr. Cooke obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours) in Political Studies and a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Queen's University.
M. Marianne Harris, Director
Most recently, Ms. Harris was Managing Director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Canada and President, Corporate and Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. Ms. Harris brings extensive corporate and investment banking experience gained from over 29 years of advisory work in the U.S. and Canada. Ms. Harris is currently the Chair of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), and is also a board member of Sun Life Financial Inc., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada and Agrium Inc. She has a Master’s of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, a J.D. from Osgoode Hall and a B.Sc. (Honours) from Queen’s University.
James D. Hinds, Director
Mr. Hinds is a retired investment banker, having specialized in public equity markets underwriting and advice for media, industrial, mining and real estate companies. Mr. Hinds previously served as Managing Director of TD Securities Inc. and has also held positions with CIBC Wood Gundy Inc. and Newcrest Capital Inc. He has previously served as Chair of both the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) Boards of Directors. Mr. Hinds received a Bachelor of Arts from Victoria University at the University of Toronto, a Master’s of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and a law degree from the University of Toronto.
Dr. Kathryn Jackson, Director
Dr. Jackson is Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of RTI International Metals Inc. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Portland General Electric and previously served as Chair of the Independent System Operator of New England. Dr. Jackson received Doctorate and Master’s degrees in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. She holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering Management from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Grove City College.
Roberta Jamieson, Director
Ms. Jamieson is from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in Ontario. In 2004, she was appointed President and CEO of Indspire, Canada’s premiere Indigenous-led charity. She was the first non-parliamentarian appointed an ex-officio member of a House of Commons Committee and the first woman Ombudsman of Ontario (1989-1999). Ms. Jamieson currently serves on the Elections Canada Advisory Board and was formerly on the board of directors for Ontario Power Generation. Ms. Jamieson was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 1994.
Frances Lankin, Director
The Honourable Frances Lankin is Chair of the Ontario Press Council, a member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and Chair of its Social Responsibility Committee. She is a former member of the Premier’s Advisory Council on Government Assets and a former President and CEO of United Way Toronto. Ms. Lankin was a Member of Provincial Parliament in Ontario, holding positions including Minister of Government Services, Chair of Management Board, Minister of Health, and Minister of Economic Development and Trade. In 2012, she was named a Member of the Order of Canada.
Carmine Marcello, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Marcello has been President and CEO and a Director of Hydro One Inc. since January 2013. Mr. Marcello has extensive experience in the electric utility industry including a variety of senior management positions within both Ontario Hydro and Hydro One Inc. Mr. Marcello is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and holds a Master’s of Business Administration from York University, a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Philip Orsino, Director
Mr. Orsino is the former President and CEO of Jeld-Wen Inc., Masonite International Corporation, Premdor Inc. and Century Wood Door Limited. He is a Director of The Bank of Montreal and chairs its Audit and Conduct Review Committee. Mr. Orsino holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2004.
Jane Peverett, Director
Ms. Peverett served as President and Chief Executive Officer of British Columbia Transmission Corporation from 2005 to 2009 and was the company’s Chief Financial Officer from 2003 to 2005. Prior to that, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Gas Limited. Ms. Peverett is a director of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Chair of its Audit Committee, and a director of Encana Corporation where she is also Chair of the Audit Committee. She is also a director of AEGIS Insurance Services Inc., Postmedia Network Canada Corporation, and Northwest Natural Gas Company. Ms. Peverett holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University, a Master’s of Business Administration from Queen’s University, a designation as a Certified Management Accountant, and is a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants.
Gale Rubenstein, Director
A Board member of Hydro One Inc. since 2007, Ms. Rubenstein is a partner and a member of the Executive Committee of the law firm Goodmans LLP. She practices law primarily in the areas of commercial insolvency and restructuring with emphasis on financial institutions, both domestic and international, and on pension restructurings. Ms. Rubenstein has been counsel to the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (Canada) and the Superintendent of Financial Services (Ontario). Ms. Rubenstein is a current Director of the Insolvency Institute of Canada. She obtained her Bachelor of Law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School.