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Northland Power, Inc.

Northland Power, Inc.

Sector: Electric Services Region: Canada


: | Toronto Stock Exchange: NPI


Northland Power Inc. (Northland) produces electricity from clean natural gas and biomass, and from renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. The company owns and partners with First Nations, municipal and independent developers to operate power-generation facilities in Canada, the United States and Germany. Northland sells electricity under long-term power purchase agreements that ensure sustainable value for customers, shareholders and communities. The company maintains an active development and construction program to discover new and innovative power-generation opportunities to increase its production base and value for all stakeholders.

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Northland Power interview with John Brace as featured on BTV

The BTV crews visit the office of President and CEO, John Brace to explore this international energy company's current projects and future direction. Northland Power is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NPI.

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Northland Power interview with John Brace as featured on BTV

Executives

James C. Temerty C.M., Board Chair
James C. Temerty is an entrepreneur with over 40 years of business experience. Before establishing Northland Power in 1987, he had a successful career in computer-related companies, building the world’s largest chain of Computerland franchises and guiding Softchoice Corporation to its position as a leading North American provider of technology solutions and services. Jim is also active in philanthropy, serving as chair of the board of governors of the Royal Ontario Museum from 2002 to 2009. He was appointed a member of the Order of Canada in 2008 and awarded the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010 for Canada.
John Brace, President and Chief Executive Officer
John is responsible for the overall business affairs of Northland Power. He has been with Northland since 1988, where he has held various positions in risk management, development, construction and operations. Immediately before joining Northland, John was co-owner of a hydro energy development company. John has actively served our industry as chair and president of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario and as a member of the Electricity Conservation and Supply Task Force commissioned to provide recommendations on increasing the province’s supply of electricity, improving the reliability of Ontario’s electricity grid and enhancing conservation and demand management programs. John received his bachelor of science degree in engineering physics from Queen’s University.
Paul Bradley, Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Paul is responsible for the financial affairs of Northland Power. He joined the company on April 1, 2011. Prior to joining Northland, Paul was Managing Director and Head of Power and Utilities (Corporate Finance) at Macquarie Capital Markets. Earlier positions include Vice President Electricity Resources at the Ontario Power Authority with responsibility for the generation procurement program and the finance, administration and information technology portfolios; Executive Director at CIBC's global power and utilities group; and development and finance roles at Duke Energy Corporation. Paul has also served on the boards of directors of several renewable energy and clean technology companies. Paul is a graduate of Boston College and a CPA (inactive).
Sam Mantenuto, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Development Officer
Sam is responsible for Northland’s business development, gas and electricity marketing and engineering. Earlier responsibilities included power plant operations. Prior to joining Northland, Sam had a 17-year career with Ontario Hydro, where he held positions in power system operations, finance, regulatory hearings, the executive office and power marketing. He served on the corporate task force responsible for restructuring Ontario Hydro. Sam’s industry activities include serving as board chair of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario and as a board member of Cogen Ontario. Most recently he served on the Ontario government’s NUG Advisory Committee and chaired the NUG subcommittee responsible for negotiating with Ontario Electricity Financial Corp. Sam holds an honours bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and MBA from the University of Toronto.
Michael Shadbolt, Vice President and General Counsel
As general counsel, Michael provides legal advice and guidance to Northland Power on all aspects of its business activities. He joined the company on January 4, 2011. Prior to Northland, Michael was in private legal practice for 18 years including as a partner at Macleod Dixon LLP and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. His practice since 1998 has focused on the development of electricity and thermal generation projects with an emphasis on renewable and clean energy projects. Michael provided corporate, commercial and transactions advice for a wide range of energy market participants, including generators, distributors, district energy companies and large energy consumers. Northland Power was among Michael's clients. Michael holds a BA (economics) from McMaster University, an MA (economics), LLB and MBA from the University of Western Ontario and a LLM from Osgoode Hall Law School.

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