Corporate Governance

The Board and the management of Fortis acknowledge the critical importance of good corporate governance practices in the proper conduct of the affairs of the Corporation. The Corporation’s governance framework is routinely reviewed and examined against evolving best practices to ensure that the Board continues to effectively oversee the management and business affairs of the Corporation.

 

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David G. Hutchens

Jan 1, 2021, 03:51 AM
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President and CEO, Fortis Inc.
Place:
Tucson, Arizona
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David G. Hutchens is President and Chief Executive Officer of Fortis.

Mr. Hutchens’ career in the energy sector spans more than 25 years, having held a variety of positions at the Corporation’s electric and gas utilities in Arizona as well as with Fortis. Mr. Hutchens was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Fortis as well as Chief Executive Officer of UNS Energy in Arizona. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Western Utility Operations of Fortis while also maintaining his responsibilities as President and CEO of UNS Energy.

Mr. Hutchens earned a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arizona and is a former nuclear submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.

He serves on the Boards of ITC Holdings, FortisBC and FortisAlberta, all Fortis utilities. He is a member of the Edison Electric Institute's Board of Directors, the Western Energy Institute Board of Directors and several other charitable and civic organizations.


  • EXECUTIVE
  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS

David G. Hutchens

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jocelyn H. Perry

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Nora M. Duke

Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Chief Human Resource Officer

James P. Laurito

Executive Vice President, Business Development and Chief Technology Officer

James R. Reid

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Gary J. Smith

Executive Vice President, Eastern Canadian and Caribbean Operations

Stephanie A. Amaimo

Vice President, Investor Relations

Karen J. Gosse

Vice President, Treasury and Planning

Ronald J. Hinsley

Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Karen M. McCarthy

Vice President, Communications and Corporate Affairs

Regan P. O’Dea

Vice President, General Counsel

James D. Roberts

Vice President, Controller

Stuart Lochray

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets and Business Development

Douglas J. Haughey

Chair of the Board
Calgary, Alberta

David G. Hutchens

President and CEO, Fortis Inc.
Tucson, Arizona

Tracey C. Ball

Chair of the Audit Committee
Victoria, British Columbia

Pierre J. Blouin

Chair of the Governance and Sustainability Committee
Montreal, Quebec

Paul J. Bonavia

Corporate Director
Dallas, Texas

Lawrence T. Borgard

Corporate Director
Naples, Florida

Maura J. Clark

Corporate Director
New York, New York

Margarita K. Dilley

Corporate Director
Washington, D.C.

Julie A. Dobson

Corporate Director
Potomac, Maryland

Lisa L. Durocher

Corporate Director
Whitby, Ontario

Gianna M. Manes

Corporate Director
Fort Mill, South Carolina

Jo Mark Zurel

Chair of the Human Resources Committee
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Lisa Crutchfield

Corporate Director
Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania

EXECUTIVE

  • David G. Hutchens, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Jocelyn H. Perry, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Nora M. Duke, Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Chief Human Resource Officer
  • James P. Laurito, Executive Vice President, Business Development and Chief Technology Officer
  • James R. Reid, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
  • Gary J. Smith, Executive Vice President, Eastern Canadian and Caribbean Operations
  • Stephanie A. Amaimo, Vice President, Investor Relations
  • Karen J. Gosse, Vice President, Treasury and Planning
  • Ronald J. Hinsley, Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Karen M. McCarthy, Vice President, Communications and Corporate Affairs
  • Regan P. O’Dea, Vice President, General Counsel
  • James D. Roberts, Vice President, Controller
  • Stuart Lochray, Senior Vice President, Capital Markets and Business Development

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Douglas J. Haughey, Chair of the Board
  • David G. Hutchens, President and CEO, Fortis Inc.
  • Tracey C. Ball, Chair of the Audit Committee
  • Pierre J. Blouin, Chair of the Governance and Sustainability Committee
  • Paul J. Bonavia, Corporate Director
  • Lawrence T. Borgard, Corporate Director
  • Maura J. Clark, Corporate Director
  • Margarita K. Dilley, Corporate Director
  • Julie A. Dobson, Corporate Director
  • Lisa L. Durocher, Corporate Director
  • Gianna M. Manes, Corporate Director
  • Jo Mark Zurel, Chair of the Human Resources Committee
  • Lisa Crutchfield, Corporate Director

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The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring effective leadership of the Corporation and providing oversight in key areas with specific mandates.
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The stewardship of the Corporation is primarily the responsibility of the Board and three standing Committees of the Board, which work closely with the President and Chief Executive Officer.
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