EMC Board Appoints Chantal Guimont of Hydro-Québec as EMC’s new President and CEO

– July 18, 2014 – It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Chantal Guimont as the new President and CEO of Electric Mobility Canada effective September 1, 2014.  The Board unanimously accepted the recommendation of the CEO Search Committee at a special meeting on July 11, 2014. On behalf of our Board and members, I extend great thanks to Vice-Chair Mark Dubois-Phillips and his committee for their hard work in the important search process.

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Chantal Guimont, new EMC President & CEO

Based in Montreal, Chantal Guimont is currently the Director, Strategic Planning and Transportation Electrification at Hydro-Quebec, where she has worked in a variety of capacities for over 30 years. The Search Committee and the Board of Directors are most impressed with her knowledge of electric transportation issues, her expertise in government relations and her communication skills, which will help EMC grow and accelerate the electrification of transportation in Canada.

The Board also appreciates the commendable efforts of our retiring President and CEO, Al Cormier, who welcomes Chantal and will work with her to facilitate a smooth transition.     

Catherine Kargas
Chair – Board of Directors

Read the press release here.