Board of Directors

Nancy C. Southern

Nancy C. Southern
Chair & Chief Executive Officer

 

Ms. Southern was appointed Chair of Canadian Utilities and ATCO effective December 1, 2012 and has been Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Utilities and Chief Executive Officer of ATCO since January 1, 2003.  Ms. Southern was also President of Canadian Utilities from 2003 to 2015, and President of ATCO from 2003 until February 28, 2018.  Previously, she was Deputy Chair of each of ATCO and Canadian Utilities from 2008 until 2012, Co-Chair and Co-Chief Executive Officer of each company from 2000 until 2002, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of each company from 1998 to 1999, and Deputy Chair of each company from 1996 to 1999.  Ms. Southern has full responsibility for the strategic direction and the operations of Canadian Utilities and reports to the Board of Directors. Ms. Southern is a founding director and is a member of the Board of Directors of AKITA Drilling Ltd. She is also a director of Sentgraf Enterprises Ltd. and an Honorary Director of the Bank of Montreal.

Ms. Southern is a member of The U.S. Business Council, a member of the American Society of Corporate Executives, and a Canadian member of The Trilateral Commission. She is also a member of the Business Council of Canada and the Rideau Hall Foundation Board of Directors.