Barry Perry, President & CEO, Fortis Inc.
“Strategic Growth Drives Success”
The largest investor-owned electric and gas utility in Canada is now a transmission and distribution leader in North America with $47 billion in assets in 17 locations in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. Join President and CEO Barry Perry on March 2, 2017 as part of our Global Leaders Series as he discusses the growth of Fortis from a small utility in Newfoundland and Labrador to among the top 15 publicly traded utilities in North America (ranked by enterprise value) with over 8,000 employees serving 3.2 million customers. Mr. Perry will also address the critical role which leading Canadian organizations play in driving Canada’s future prosperity and competitiveness.
Mr. Perry’s career with the Fortis Group spans nearly 20 years. He was previously Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation. Mr. Perry joined the Fortis Group in 2000 as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Newfoundland Power. He was also Vice President and Treasurer with a global forest products company and Corporate Controller with a large crude oil refinery.
Mr. Perry earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Memorial University of Newfoundland and is a member of the Association of Chartered Professional Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador.
He serves on the Boards of FortisBC, UNS Energy and ITC Holdings Corp., all Fortis utilities.
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