EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 23, 2008) - Canadian Utilities Limited announces the appointment of David Dodge to the Board of Directors effective July 1, 2008.
Mr. Dodge has had a distinguished career in the federal public service, most recently as Governor of the Bank of Canada from 2001 to 2008. As Governor, he was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank. He has held senior positions in the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the Anti-Inflation Board, the Department of Employment and Immigration and the Department of Finance. He was Deputy Minister of Finance from 1992 to 1997 and Deputy Minister of Health from 1998 to 2001.
Mr. Dodge received a bachelor's degree (honours) in economics from Queen's University, and a PhD in economics from Princeton. During his academic career he taught economics at Queen's University; the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, the Faculty of Commerce at the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. Mr. Dodge has also served as Director of the International Economics Program of the Institute for Research on Public Policy.
He is currently Chancellor of Queen's University. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and the C.D. Howe Institute. Canadian Utilities Limited is part of the ATCO Group of Companies (www.atco.com). Canadian Utilities Limited is a Canadian-based worldwide organization of companies with assets of approximately $7.5 billion and more than 6,500 employees, actively engaged in three main business divisions: Power Generation; Utilities (natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution) and Global Enterprises (technology, logistics and energy services).
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