Vancouver, British Columbia-based Finavera Renewables Inc. has announced the resignation of Damien Reynolds as chairman of the board of directors. Reynolds will be replaced by Hein Poulus, a current director of the company. The board now consists of Poulus, Jason Bak, John Icke and David Lamont. Finavera Renewables has also appointed Peter Leighton as president and chief operating officer (COO).
‘Mr. Leighton is an important addition with strong power sector experience and invaluable management expertise who will be focused on moving our project portfolio towards construction and maximizing asset value,’ says Bak, CEO and founder of Finavera Renewables.
Leighton is a senior executive with more than 20 years of experience in leadership roles within the energy industry. He was most recently the COO, and prior to that, the chief financial officer of Accenture Business Services for Utilities.
SOURCE: Finavera Renewables Inc.