TORONTO — Aecon has announced the appointment of two executives with experience in the energy sector to its board of directors.
The appointments of Deborah S. Stein and John W. Brace were announced by Aecon Group executive chairman John M. Beck at Aecon’s annual general meeting, effective June 4.
Stein has held a number of senior finance leadership roles, including senior vice-president, finance and CFO of AltaGas Ltd. from 2008 to 2015 and CFO and corporate secretary of AltaGas Utilities Group Inc. from 2005 to 2006, stated a release.
Stein also held senior roles at Wendy’s Restaurants of Canada, Paramount Canada’s Wonderland and TransCanada Corporation. She currently sits on the boards of NuVista Energy Ltd., Parkland Fuel Corporation and Trican Well Services Ltd.
Brace is a current director and former CEO of Northland Power Inc., where he held various positions in risk management, development, construction and operations since 1988.
Brace served as chair and president of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario and as a member of the Electricity Conservation and Supply Task Force.
Brace received his bachelor of science degree in engineering physics from Queen’s University.
“We are very pleased to have Ms. Stein and Mr. Brace join our board of directors. They both bring a breadth of knowledge and insight to our continued focus on project execution, growth and consistent financial performance,” said Beck in the statement.