EHRC Presents Rob Lister with Leader of the Year Award


Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) hosted its annual awards ceremony to recognize leaders powering Canada’s electricity sector on February 21, 2019 in Toronto. This year, the Leader of the Year was awarded to Rob Lister, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oakville Enterprises (OEC).


Industry peers celebrated Mr. Lister for his extraordinary achievements, inspirational leadership and dedication to his employees. A leading figure in the energy and infrastructure industry for over 37 years, his visionary leadership ensures that his staff has the drive, opportunity, and skills to contribute to the business’s overall strategy and success.


Speaking on behalf of EHRC, CEO Michelle Branigan had this to say: “Rob Lister is an outstanding leader in our industry who walks the talk on all fronts. His commitment to people and innovation at OEC is beyond question, as is the respect he has garnered from his colleagues across the sector. The company’s performance and his overall contributions to our sector is second to none.”


To view testimonials from Mr. Lister’s peers, click here.


Electric Human Resources Canada’s Award Recipients

Leader of the Year:
Rob Lister, President and Chief Executive Officer, Oakville Enterprises (OEC)

Emerging Leader of the Year:
Courtnay de Rooy, FortisBC

Leader of the Innovation in HR Practices – Educational/Training Institution Award:
IBEW Local 37 Training Trust Fund

Leader of the Innovation in HR Practices – Employer Award:
The Workday Implementation Team, Hydro Ottawa

Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Award:
Sara Phinney, Nova Scotia Power


About Electric Human Resources Canada (EHRC)

Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) is Canada’s most trusted source of current human resources information and tools to help power the Canadian electricity industry today and tomorrow.


EHRC is a not-for-profit organization helping to keep the lights on in Canada by enabling a world-class workforce for the entire electricity industry that is highly skilled, safety-focused, diverse and productive.

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