Mr. Lee brings with him more than two decades of experience as a financial and commercial executive, the majority of which has been in the energy and power sectors. He is currently Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Commercial Services, at Capital Power Corporation.
"The Board looks to Mr. Lee with confidence. He is a proven leader who will optimize performance in all areas of EPCOR's business, and enable the company to achieve its growth and operational objectives," said Hugh J. Bolton, Chair of EPCOR's Board of Directors.
"Mr. Lee possesses considerable business and industry acumen, a successful track record in creating shareholder value, and an ability to build and motivate effective teams."
Mr. Lee's appointment follows an extensive local, national, and international search conducted by the Board. He will officially assume the duties of EPCOR President & CEO on September 1, 2015. Mr. Lee will be responsible for leading the executive management team and overseeing all strategic, operational, financial, and brand-building facets of EPCOR's interests in Canada and the United States.
"EPCOR is a company in solid standing with a well-earned reputation as an innovator and trusted provider of water and electricity. The opportunity to lead it is tremendous. I have been fortunate to have been associated with EPCOR's growth in the past, and look forward to working with the exceptional team that is behind its many accomplishments," said Mr. Lee.