EDMONTON, Alberta – Donald Lowry, Chairman of the Board for Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) (Capital Power or the Company) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Gardiner to the Company’s Board of Directors effective today.
Ms. Gardiner is currently a Board member for Turquoise Hill Resources (Board Chair), SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts, and Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities. Previously, she spent over 20 years in the investment banking industry, most recently as Managing Director and Regional Head, British Columbia, for RBC Capital Markets. She also held various positions in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and debt capital markets as well as serving as Head of the Forest Products Group and Head of the Pipelines & Utilities Group. Ms. Gardiner holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration, both from Queens University.
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to welcome Jill”, said Donald Lowry. “She brings a wealth of knowledge and diverse experience and we look forward to her contribution to Capital Power’s Board.”
About Capital Power
Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is a growth-oriented North American power producer headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. The company develops, acquires, operates and optimizes power generation from a variety of energy sources. Capital Power owns more than 3,100 megawatts of power generation capacity at 16 facilities across North America and owns 371 megawatts of capacity through a power purchase agreement. An additional 620 megawatts of owned generation capacity is under construction or in advanced development in Alberta and Ontario.