Atlantic Power Corp. has appointed Edward ‘Ned’ Hall the company's executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective April 2.
In this position, Hall will be responsible for all of Atlantic Power's operations, asset management, environmental health and safety, and engineering functions. As a member of the executive management team, he will also play a central role in the development and execution of Atlantic Power's operational and strategic initiatives.
Hall is an energy industry professional with more than 25 years of management and operational experience. Most recently, he served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of global generation at AES Corp., a publicly traded global power company. Prior to that, Hall held multiple positions at AES Corp., including president of North America, president of wind generation, and managing director of global business development.
‘Ned is a great addition to our executive management team, bringing a valuable combination of operational, asset management and development capabilities, senior corporate experience and extensive knowledge and working network within the independent power, utility and infrastructure sectors,’ says Barry Welch, president and CEO of Atlantic Power.