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October 27, 2021

The Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. Board of Directors announces the retirement of Wayne Armstrong, President & CEO, effective November 1, 2021.  In his 5 years in this role, Wayne provided outstanding leadership and commitment to employees, customers and the City of Welland.  His experience and contributions have ensured that Welland Hydro maintains a position of financial and operational strength so that it can provide exceptional service to the citizens and businesses of Welland.

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Carver to President & Chief Executive Officer of Welland Hydro effective November 1, 2021.  Mr. Carver joined Welland Hydro in August 2017 as Senior Electrical Distribution System Engineer.  His expertise and leadership culminated in a promotion to Director, Engineering and Operations in September 2019 and further to the role of Chief Operating Officer in May 2020.  “We look forward to Kevin’s continued success with Welland Hydro as he takes the helm as President & CEO.  He has been an outstanding contributor to the organization’s success since joining and the Board is excited for his continued leadership.  Kevin is passionate about providing exceptional reliability and service to the residents and businesses in Welland and focussing on innovation in generation and distribution” said Mario Falvo, Chair, Board of Directors, Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. “I would like to wish Kevin all the best as CEO of Welland Hydro and I am sure that the Board made an excellent choice in Kevin who will effectively lead Welland Hydro into the future” said Wayne Armstrong, retiring President & CEO, Welland Hydro.

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